Mixed children’s books – spot the theme

I’ve been making my way through those children’s books I mentioned in a previous post. It’s been fun. I started with Gobbolino The Witch’s Cat by Ursula Moray Williams and found it totally different to my memory. Gobbolino is born a witch’s cat but wants to be a kitchen cat. He is left behind by […]

Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome

Originally published in 1889, Three Men In a Boat, is a wonderful tongue-in-cheek narrative of a voyage up the Thames. So many things go wrong, occasionally things go right, but most of all it is the way it is written that makes this book the wonderful book it is. Warnings: Laughter may happen at any […]