[DWJ] What are you reading?

devra at aol.com devra at aol.com
Tue Nov 3 22:48:30 EST 2009


In Britain, Skating Shoes seems to have been published as White Boots. My roommie just got me a copy...  I'd like to get a copy of Circus Shoes.  Read long long ago...
Devra


-----Original Message-----
From: Elizabeth Parks <henx19 at gmail.com>
To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Tue, Nov 3, 2009 10:40 pm
Subject: Re: [DWJ] What are you reading?



Apparently it was published in the U.S. as "Movie Shoes."
My favorite Shoes book is Skating Shoes.  Reading those as a little girl in
irginia was like reading books set in a slightly alternate universe, one
ithout obvious street signs as to where and when they are, with the basics
he same but all the little details of life changed.
But then, I felt the same way about Judy Blume books. . . I think I was
bout sixteen before I figured out a) what an A&P was and b) why Laura
anker might have gone behind it (when I was seven I thought she went
umpster diving).
lizzie
On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 7:50 PM, <devra at aol.com> wrote:
>
 I never even heard of "The Painted Garden". It's not one of the Shoes
 books....  Someone in the US just reprinted Skating Shoes in a hardcover
 edition....

 Devra (former children's librarian and book pusher)


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