Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Quick Post

Just a quick post to say I have not abandoned this blog. I have been busy with a Countdown to the Oscars and several blogathons on my other blog, Phyllis Loves Classic Movies. I promise to start posting here again in March or April.

Mary Pickford, actress

Friday, February 13, 2015

James Stevenson Books

Growing up, one of my brothers and I favorite books was Monty by James Stevenson. My mom would read it aloud and we loved the way she made Monty talk.


There is also I sequel, which I have yet to find.

Recently I discovered one of Stevenson's autobiographical books, Don't You Know There's a War On? Since I love WWII and stories of the Home Front, this book was right up my alley. Of course, then I had to check out his others:






(about his daughter)
I love the simple, storytelling style he uses, and the simple illustrations complement the text perfectly.