A favourite but not a favourite

A favourite but not a favourite

Amongst the favourite books I do not really have is The Hueys in The New Jumper.  I have loved this title since it was first published. ‘The New Jumper‘ has been read with many children in different venues over the years. Always, their first reaction is...
I’m Sorry I’ll Reread that Again

I’m Sorry I’ll Reread that Again

During one of our first Christmases Mr Bookwagon and I agreed to watch a film the other loved, that would be outside of our comfort zone. Mr Bookwagon was persuaded to watch the 1995 version of ‘Persuasion‘, starring Amanda Root and Ciaran Hinds. I watched...
The pass to personal freedom

The pass to personal freedom

Within a cranberry’s whiff of Christmas Day, Valentine red and chocolate eggs rolled into shop aisles. 2017 calendars hung about, while we had not begun to enter 2018 diary dates. January morphed into February, to an inevitable of Valentine’s Day refrain,...
How do you read?

How do you read?

So how do you read? ‘How do you read?’ This question has been prompted through my visit to a schools’ reading resources’ provider’s website. As I browsed, I became frustrated, as I would have as a young reader. Titles within series had...