Classic Remarks: Favorite Picture Book – Saint George and the Dragon

What is your favorite classic picture book? Or you can tell us about a picture book you think will or should become a classic. I have written of this once before, but one of the most magical books from my childhood was Saint George and the Dragon, retold from Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene by MargaretContinue reading “Classic Remarks: Favorite Picture Book – Saint George and the Dragon”

Book Meme Day 21: Favorite Book From Childhood

Another difficult pick, seeing as different books might be considered my favorite at different sections of my childhood. But perhaps the one which holds my interest the most, even now, is: Saint George and the Dragon, retold from Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene by Margaret Hodges, and wonderfully illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. In the daysContinue reading “Book Meme Day 21: Favorite Book From Childhood”

C.S. Lewis talks about how to write for children

The child as reader is neither to be patronized nor idolized: we talk to him as man to man.
~ C.S. Lewis, “On Three Ways of Writing for Children”