Friday, 24 December 2010
Just dropping by to wish you all a very Happy Christmas, from the Snippets house!
Friday, December 24, 2010
Tuesday, 21 December 2010
Off to Thrush Green!!
If you love reading and you want an escape into idyllic, village life,
then you can't do much better than to pick up a book by
I've just finished reading, ' Christmas at Fairacre ' , an omnibus which includes
''No Holly for Miss Quinn'' ; ''Christmas at Fairacre School'' and
''The Christmas Mouse''
And... I have many more lined up!
I've read these books time and time again !
They come in a variety of forms but the best ones are the lovely, older
hardback versions, with beautiful illustrations by the late
John S Goodall.
He was the most fabulous artist and illustrator
who produced books such as these:
You can read about him here:
Miss Read and John S Goodall ...what a combination!
Enchanting stories and most charming illustrations.
There's quite a choice as you'll see from the lists here:
And if you want a 'taster' paperback set for £9.99...here's the place to buy them:
And now, I am off on a little journey to Thrush Green...and do you know,
my luck is in...it's Christmas there as well!!
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Miss Read ; Thrush Green ; Fairacre ;