Catching Fireflies

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Tag Archives: Roald Dahl

Things That Go Bump in the Night

In honor of Halloween, and in my Saturday tradition of talking about kids’ books, I thought I would recommend some great collections of scary stories for kids of all ages! The Complete Tales of the Brothers Grimm (1812-15)was always a favorite around the campfire as a kid. Those original tales are full of evil characters who …

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Looking for Magic in Everyday Places

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” ~Roald Dahl One of my favorite children’s authors is Roald Dahl (1916-1990). What an incredible imagination! 🙂 He wrote 21 books …

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