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The Wouldbegoods – E. Nesbit

Continuing the series about the Bastable children is The Wouldbegoods, in which the children discover that having money again and living in their Indian Uncle’s fancy house in town does not make them automatically desire to be good. I didn’t … Continue reading

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The Railway Children – E. Nesbit/Karen Savage

Again E. Nesbit shows herself expert at showing-not-telling, and at writing for anyone and everyone. With the story told from the point of view of the children, and aimed at children, all anyone under a certain height level is going … Continue reading

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The Story of the Treasure-Seekers – E. Nesbit / Karen Savage

E. Nesbit did not write for children. Oh, yes, I quite enjoyed Five Children and It and The Phoenix and the Carpet and so on when I was a child; they’re magnificent children’s books. But listening to the Librivox recording … Continue reading

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