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Old Favorites are reviews of books that I’ve read before and wanted to revisit. Most Old Favorites are especially well-loved books.

June 1, 2018

Today I'm reviewing a very old favorite - one of the first chapter books ever read to me, enjoyed by my mother before me, The Poppy Seed Cakes, by Margery Clark, full of charming stories about children who don't exactly do what they're told, but certainly have good hearts.

Hearing Heart
by Hannah Hurnard

All Creatures Great and Small
by James Herriot

Raising Demons
by Shirley Jackson

Imperial Purple
Imperial Purple
by Gillian Bradshaw

Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre
by Charlotte Bronte

The Poppy Seed Cakes
by Margery Clark
with illustrations by Maud and Miska Petersham

The Bears on Hemlock Mountain
by Alice Dalgleish
illustrated by Helen Sewell

The Secret of Terror Castle
by Robert Arthur

The Mystery of the Stuttering Parrot
by Robert Arthur

The Mystery of the Whispering Mummy
by Robert Arthur

The Mystery of the Green Ghost
by Robert Arthur

The Mystery of the Vanishing Treasure
by Robert Arthur

The Secret of Skeleton Island
by Robert Arthur

The Mystery of the Fiery Eye
by Robert Arthur

The Mystery of the Screaming Clock
by Robert Arthur

Over Sea, Under Stone
by Susan Cooper

The Dark Is Rising
by Susan Cooper

by Susan Cooper

The Grey King
by Susan Cooper
performance by Richard Mitchley

Silver on the Tree
by Susan Cooper
read by Alex Jennings

A Wrinkle in Time
by Madeleine L'Engle
performance by the Author

Sawdust in His Shoes
by Eloise Jarvis McGraw

Black and Blue Magic
by Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Charlotte's Web
by E. B. White
read by the Author

Kilmeny of the Orchard
Kilmeny of the Orchard
by L. M. Montgomery

The Witch of Blackbird Pond
The Witch of Blackbird Pond
by Elizabeth George Speare

The Hero and the Crown
by Robin McKinley