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Jones, Diana Wynne

I first read a book by Diana Wynne Jones in 1976. It was Cart and Cwidder and I was determined to find everything else she had written. But she was an English writer and she had only written four other books at that point, so her books were not easy to find. I waited, not patiently. […]


Ransome, Arthur

Arthur Ransome, born January 18, 1884, is best known around the world for his Swallows and Amazons series. This series is based on the holiday adventures of children who sailed and explored the lakes and mountains of England. Arthur was born in Leeds, England. To share his love of nature with his newborn son, Arthur’s […]