Category Archives: Heart of a Child

The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy

I’ve had my copy of The Scarlet Pimpernel for a long time. I can’t remember how long and there is no date in the book – all I know is that it cost 3s 6d and I must have been about … Continue reading

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The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett, first published in 1911, my copy is a Penguin paperback published in 1958, 254 pages. For the Heart of a Child ChallengeI read The Secret Garden several times as a child and the … Continue reading

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Mr Blossom’s Shop by Barbara Euphan Todd

When I read about the Heart of a Child Challenge I immediately thought of several books that I still had, Mr Blossom’s Shop being one of them. I remembered reading it as a child and hadn’t given it away because … Continue reading

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Heart of a Child Challenge

I really shouldn’t be entering another challenge, but I just can’t resist this one. It’s being run by Becky at Becky’s Book Reviews – see her post on this challenge here. The challenge is to read 3 to 6 books … Continue reading

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