Monday, April 19, 2021

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Remembering Beverly Cleary

Beverly Cleary was born Beverly Bunn on April 12th, 1916, in McMinnville, Oregon, and lived on a farm in Yamhill until her family moved...

Writer Superstitions

Most famous writers adopted bizarre habits and superstition year-round in an attempt to get their masterpieces words down on paper. Charles Dickens Charles Dickens (1812–1870) carried...

Six Seuss Books Will Soon Be Out of Publication Due To...

It has recently been announced that six Dr. Seuss books will no longer be published because of their use of offensive imagery. Dr. Seuss Enterprises...

Do You Hear an Inner Voice When Reading?

What do you hear as you are reading this article? If you hear an inner voice speaking the words to you, you are part of...

An Unfinished Story by Louisa May Alcott Is Finally Published

The “Little Women” author wrote “Aunt Nellie’s Diary” in 1849 when she was just 17 years old. Over the years, Lousia May Alcott had a...

Female Fairytale Author Finally Gets Rare English Edition

A story by Madame d’Aulnoy, the 17th-century French writer who coined the term “fairytales”, is to be published in English for the first time...

Who Really Wrote The Night Before Christmas?

The controversy has swirled since the 19th century. The family of Major Henry Livingston, Jr., who died in 1828, claimed he was the real author...

Why Reading Bedtime Stories to Kids Is Important

Who doesn't have fond memories of someone reading them a bedtime story when they were young? Well, it turns out storytime is loved by...

Alberta Born Will Ferguson’s Latest Book The Finder Is a Hit

In November, through the Wheatland Regional Library, three-time Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour award and Giller prize winner, Will Ferguson hosted an evening of...

Little Known Facts About Anne of Green Gables and Author Lucy...

Anne of Green Gables was published in 1908 subsequently launching the literary career of Lucy Maud Montgomery. Today, Montgomery's work is still read and...
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