A fellow Tweeter asked if we could recall books we’d reading while a child.
I said I’d name them, and from that came my earlier post.
After that post went live, suddenly the horde of titles from then and onward
came in such a dam-busting flood, I’ve taken time to sort them, if only for myself.
… So, here they are, by author/publisher, as appropriate.
Little Golden Books:
- Suzie’s New Stove – The Little Chef’s Cookbook
- The Poky Little Puppy
- The Little Book
- Hansel and Gretel
- The Three Bears
- The Three Little Kittens
- Tootle the Train
- The Sweet Potato Vine
- Scuffy the Tugboat
- The Shy Little Kitten
- The New Baby
- The Twins
- Duck and His Friends
- Cole’s Funny Picture Book 1 available here, & 2 (also 3, but that was fairly dreadful)
- Paul White: The Jungle Doctor series
- L E Richards: Elizabeth Fry, The Angel of the Prisons
- Alan Burgess: The Small Woman (the story of Gladys Aylward)
- Eric Williams: The Wooden Horse, & The Tunnel
- Various Graphic Artists & Writers: Modesty Blaise – a comic book series:
- Paul Brickhill: Reach For The Sky (the Story of Douglas Bader), & The Great Escape
- Jan de Hartog : The Inspector
- Nevil Shute: A Town Like Alice
- Audie Murphy: To Hell and Back
- An autobiography of Pres. Dwight D Eisenhower
- M E Clifton James: I was Monty’s Double
- Magazine series: Purnell’s weekly series, History of the Second World War
- Ian Serraillier: The Enchanted Island (retelling twelve of Shakespeare’s works, & The Silver Sword
- Meindert De Jong: House of Sixty Fathers, Along Came a Dog, & The Wheel on the School
- Asa E Carter: The Education of Little Tree (abridged and full versions)
- Sid Fleischman: McBroom’s Wonderful One-Acre Farm
- Fynn: Mister God, This Is Anna
- Thomas McCall-Smith: The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, series
- Thomas Cahill: “Hinges of History” series: How the Irish Saved Civilisation, The Gift of the Jews, Desire of the Everlasting Hills, Sailing the Wine-Dark Seas, Mysteries of the Middle Ages, and separately, A Saint on Death Row
Quite a mixed bag, yes? Obviously I’ve not listed the books I’ve read to review or while editing. They would include sweet romance, crime, fantasy, futurism, horror … by authors from around the world.
See my editing posts at my business blog, Red Penn Services Ltd.