By Lucy Mangan
As a bespectacled baby, Lucy Mangan wolfed tales: from early photograph books to Swallows and Amazons, Enid Blyton to Little Women, trashy teenager romances to these first ‘grown-up’ novels. In Bookworm, she revisits this early enthusiasm; celebrating the long-lasting classics, and disinterring a few forgotten treasures.
A love letter to the fun of youth reading, packed with enthusiasm and wit, Bookworm tells the tales of our best-loved books, their amazing creators, and the thousand refined methods they form our lives. It additionally comes filled with remarkable options to motivate the following new release of bookworms and set them on their means.
This impassioned publication will carry the unforgettable characters of our collective childhoods again to lifestyles – prompting never-ending re-readings, rediscoveries, and, unavoidably, fierce debate. it is going to additionally act as a useful advisor to a person trying to construct a children’s library and pondering the place to begin, or the place to move next.
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