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World Book Day, Buds and Narcissi

07 Mar

I love the idea of World Book Day

I would nominate The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle for littl’uns and Stig of the Dump by Clive King for 7-9 year olds.

We have buds on our Cornus. It’s looking better than in previous years so we are hoping there is no bitterly cold spell to come. They are opening rather early……

Cornus Controversa Variegata

These Narcissi are beautiful, in the walled garden just outside the kitchen, and they make me smile.

Narcissi

 

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7 responses to “World Book Day, Buds and Narcissi

  1. anotherday2paradise

    March 8, 2019 at 4:38 pm

    These books look really great, judging by the titles and covers. Your flowers are so beautiful. 🙂

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      March 8, 2019 at 5:52 pm

      Thank you. In my mind, every child should grow up with these stories! 🙂

       
  2. greenbenchramblings

    March 8, 2019 at 1:44 pm

    Definitely agree about your two chosen books. Love them both! As a teacher and then headteacher they were books I loved to read to pupils.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      March 8, 2019 at 3:48 pm

      Me too! They are both timeless treasures and glad that you agree. 🙂

       
  3. Arkenaten

    March 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    My nominations would be : The Truth – Terry Pratchett & The Helliconia Trilogy – Brian Aldiss.

    The Narcissi are ”beauts” as the Aussies say.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      March 8, 2019 at 9:20 am

      I love Terry Pratchett too and much of Brian Aldiss though I don’t know that trilogy. 🙂

       
      • Arkenaten

        March 8, 2019 at 11:52 am

        It is a marvelous tale and I highly recommend it. I don’t want to sy much as there’s a risk of spoilers.
        A>n epic science fiction story.

         

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