Classic Children's Literature Event 2017: My Friend Flicka by Mary O'Hara (1941)

  My Friend Flicka by Mary O'Hara has sat unread on our bookshelf for nearly twelve years since I first found it in a secondhand book store and recognised the title as being a Children's Classic, but not knowing much else about it. I decided to read it for the Children's Classic Literature Event this … Continue reading Classic Children's Literature Event 2017: My Friend Flicka by Mary O'Hara (1941)

Classic Children's Literature Event

    This event is in its fifth year and this is the third year I've participated in it. It's only a month long and there is also an optional read along - Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. See Simpler Pastimes for more information.This year I'm planning to read these books: My Friend Flicka by Mary … Continue reading Classic Children's Literature Event

Golden Fiddles by Mary Grant Bruce (1928)

Mary Grant Bruce is mostly known as the author of the Billabong books but she also wrote a number of other books. Golden Fiddles is one of these and is a stand alone book that tells the story of the Balfour family - Mr and Mrs Balfour and their four children, Kitty, Norman, Elsa and … Continue reading Golden Fiddles by Mary Grant Bruce (1928)