Beloved Childhood Reads.

Well, I was going to do the Chocolate Book Tag in honour of Easter Sunday, but I started answering the questions and was like, ‘Hang on… this feels familiar…’

So instead, I thought I’d mention some books that I loved as a child. I think of Easter as very much something I only cared about when I was a kid, and even then I wasn’t all that bothered.

Here’s the main books that jump to mind when I think about my childhood.

 

The Famous Five series, Shadow the Sheepdog, and basically anything else by Enid Blyton.

Enid Blyton was hands-down my favourite author growing up. She is the reason I wanted to become a writer. She was also the reason I tried ginger beer, and thanks to her books about secret passageways and hidden treasure, I got through a lot of boring family days out by imagining I was on a Famous Five/Secret Seven quest.

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The Snack Food Book Tag.

Thanks so much to icebreaker694 for tagging me! This tag was originally created by Lucia.

Let’s dive straight in! Woo!

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1. Chocolate-Covered Pretzels: A book couple you never thought would work/get together?

I can generally tell who’s going to end up with who, so I’ll talk about some couples I didn’t think would work together (and generally, they didn’t) – scroll to Question 2 if you’re avoiding spoilers for Red QueenThe Hunger Games and Harry Potter.

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