Books I read as a child

This list is a work-in-progress. I’ll add to it as I think of things.

Black and Blue Magic

Flowers for Algernon (short story) – has stayed with me all these years.

Comics: Donald Duck, Caspar the ghost, Dennis the menace. I read Archie & Jughead comics but I didn’t love them.

Up a Road Slowly, Irene Hunt

Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe

Five Little Peppers and How They Grew

The Runaways Diary

Deenie – Judy Bloome


The Owl ServiceAlan Garner

Happy Venture Readers

Mad as Rabbits – Elizabeth Lane

Our Uncle Charlie – Elizabeth Lane

Strange Stories, Amazing Facts – Readers Digest

Readers Digest magazine through the 1970s

Wonderful world of animals (with a dolphin on the front)

World of Children

Loose Change – Sara Davidson

Uncle Arthur’s Bedtime stories (arrgh)

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

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