by Maria Popova “All the elements of good writing depend on the writer’s skill in choosing one word instead of another.” Reading and writing are inextricably intertwined, and literature — like all cultural creation — is an endless labyrinth of influence. And while some have argued that writing well can be taught, our … Continue reading
By Lorna Bradbury, Deputy Literary Editor Picture Books 1 Curious George by Margret Rey and HA Rey (Houghton Mifflin). The first book of seven, from 1941, about a monkey who is kidnapped by the man in the yellow hat. 2 Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (Red Fox). One of … Continue reading
Like the stories – easy to read, interesting to imagine, delicious food for your brain! 50-Word Stories Anniversary: 50 Tales by Vincent Mars (My First E-Book).
Review By Parka If you are a regular reader of James Gurney’s blog, Gurney Journey, you would expect nothing less. This book is as good as I expected. He dispenses his knowledge as freely as he does on his blog. Here’s what he says about his own book from the introduction: “This is … Continue reading
“Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.”
Post by Dayana Jardim A pilot who crashed in the Sahara Desert meets a peculiar Little Prince from an unknown planet, and soon they began a friendship that will last forever. The story begins with the Pilot reflecting on his childhood dream to become an artist and how the adults who surrounded him when he … Continue reading
This book differently on my reading list! http://www.bookfinda.com/detail/the-100-startup/9780307951526
Coming Soon: The Paladin Prophecy.