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Favourite children’s picture book authors

Alex T. Smith

Emily MacKenzie

Giles Andreae

Julia Donaldson

Lynley Dodd

Oliver Jeffers

Pip Jones


Favourite inspiring quotes

“If you ever think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” Dalai Lama XIV.

” A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” Francis Bacon.

“People generally see what they look for and hear what they listen for.” Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird.

“Wisest is she who knows she does not know.” Jostein Gaarder.

“You become what you believe.” Oprah Winfrey.

“And when you want something, ALL the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist.

“Work on good prose has three steps: a musical stage when it is composed, an architectonic one when it is built and a textile one when it is woven.” Walter Benjamin.


The Last 10 Books I’ve Read

Room – Emma Donoghue

The Well – Catherine Chanter

Dying to be Me – Anita Moorjani

The Bees – Laline Paull

The Book of Souls – Glenn Cooper

Dibs – Virginia M. Axline

We are all Completely Beside Ourselves – Karen Joy Fowler

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close – Jonathan Safran Foer

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter – Kim Edwards

A Long Walk Home – Judith Kerr

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