By Lucy Mangan
As a bespectacled baby, Lucy Mangan wolfed tales: from early photograph books to Swallows and Amazons, Enid Blyton to Little Women, trashy teenager romances to these first ‘grown-up’ novels. In Bookworm, she revisits this early enthusiasm; celebrating the iconic classics, and disinterring a few forgotten treasures.
A love letter to the thrill of formative years reading, jam-packed with enthusiasm and wit, Bookworm tells the tales of our best-loved books, their awesome creators, and the thousand sophisticated methods they form our lives. It additionally comes filled with fantastic innovations to encourage the following new release of bookworms and set them on their approach.
This impassioned publication will deliver the unforgettable characters of our collective childhoods again to lifestyles – prompting never-ending re-readings, rediscoveries, and, necessarily, fierce debate. it's going to additionally act as a useful consultant to somebody trying to construct a children’s library and puzzling over the place to begin, or the place to head next.
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Bookworm by Lucy Mangan