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Monday, April 12, 2010

8 Things Thursday

8 Authors I Loved When I was a Child

Tove Jansson
Arthur Ransome
Rosemary Sutcliffe
Henry Treece
Geoffrey Trease
C.S. Lewis
Sundry adapters of Greek/Roman/Norse/Irish myths and legends (there were several I really liked)
Ivan Southall


Britta said...

Only to speak of Tove Jansson: her books are for every age - they are so full of wisdom (nothing is black or white), humour and gentleness - and if you look into the world with her eyes, you find Hemuls, Filifjonkas, Gafsas, Sniffs and Mumins everywhere (but especially Hemuls...) Britta

KarenS said...

Aaawwww - we still talk about The Dweller Under The Sink, and the kids are mid-20s!!!