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#117040 - 12/07/03 07:38 AM Re: children's book recommendations please
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I love those Enid Blyton books. On this side of the pond we had the "Secret Seven" books and I read every one I could get my hands on.
Thanks to everyone for their suggestions. In addition to providing gift ideas you gave me some good reading prospects for my own enjoyment.
#117041 - 12/07/03 11:13 AM Re: children's book recommendations please
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Hey Alex, mentioning Enid Blyton brought back something I don't think I had thought about since primary school. When I was in what would have been my third year of school, about age 8 - 9, a trainee teacher came into class for a number of weeks. Since I think our teacher wouldn't have trusted this guy to do anything "serious", he read to us for half an hour a day. What he read was "The Magic Faraway Tree". Somehow, because he was reading it to us, I had the freedom to imaginise what was going on. And although I had been reading by myself perfectly happily since age 4, while I might well have objected to being read to, I didn't. In fact, I still quite often enjoy listening to book readings on the radio.
#117042 - 12/07/03 03:48 PM Re: children's book recommendations please
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We could definitely have a worthwhile thread about books on tape. I like them in the car on long road trips, but some are just awful.
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