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Book Review: His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman

Following Pullman’s announcement about the release of The Book of Dust, a follow up trilogy to His Dark Materials, I thought it was about time that I shared my thoughts on the original series. I don’t remember when I first read this series, I think I was twelve, the same age as the protagonist, Lyra (one… Continue reading Book Review: His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman

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Should children’s books be just for children?

C.S Lewis said that ‘A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the slightest.’ Do you agree? Because I don’t think I do. I loved C.S Lewis’ Narnia when I was a child, adventure, rule breaking and talking animals…what’s not to love! However, having studied it… Continue reading Should children’s books be just for children?