Tom’s Midnight Garden (1958)

What do you write about Tom’s Midnight Garden, a ‘modern classic’ if there ever was one? A book about which Phillip Pulman wrote that it was ‘a perfect book’? It is one of the Carnegies of Carnegies (i.e. the top 10 Carnegie winners) and is widely read and loved today and has been adapted forContinue reading “Tom’s Midnight Garden (1958)”

The Borrowers (1952)

The Borrowers by Mary Norton, with illustrations by Diana Stanley. The Borrowers is the first is a series of 5 books (and one prequel short story) written by Mary Norton between 1952 and 1982. It was named one of the top ten Medal-winning works, the “Carnegies of Carnegies”. It has been made into a tvContinue reading “The Borrowers (1952)”