Recommending books

jackie e stallcup jstallcup at juno.com
Thu Jun 20 17:16:21 EDT 2002


I don't think that I've seen Edward Eager yet?

Jackie S.

On Thu, 20 Jun 2002 22:33:04 +1000 Kathryn Andersen
<kat_lists at katspace.com> writes:
> (leaping in without a parachute, nor indeed, a magic carpet...)
> Hmmm, people have already mentioned most of what I would have 
> mentioned
> myself, but here are a few that I *think* haven't been mentioned
> (or are worth mentioning again)
> 
> - E. Nesbit
> - Fay Sampson, the "Pangur Ban the White Cat" series
> - Madeline L'Engle (has anyone mentioned her?)
> - George MacDonald
> - Jenny Nimmo (I'm specially fond of "Ultramarine" rather than the 
> ones
>   she's more well-known for)
> - Michael Ende
> - "Ella Enchanted" by Gail Carson Levine (I found this in a 
> bookstore
>   labelled "Harry Potter fans will love this" and was very 
> pleasantly
>   surprised to find that I actually did like it)
> - the coloured Fairy Books edited by Andrew Lang (ah, I was 
> practically
>   brought up on these plus the Narnia books plus Tolkien...)
> - Even though LotR is daunting even for adults, "The Hobbit"
>   should be good, also "Smith of Wooton Major" I'm very fond of, and
>   that's very short.
> 
> (Kathryn refrains from mentioning a few others because they're SF 
> not
> fantasy)
> 
> (Kathryn waves at Sallyo...)
> 
> Kathryn Andersen
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