Tag Archives: Roald Dahl

A to Z: 5 favorite fantasy books for young readers

Throughout April, I’ll be tackling 26 A to Z topics related to children’s literature. Today’s F theme has a bit of alliteration: Here are five of my favorite fantasy novels (and series) for young readers. Dragons. Magic. Princesses (preferably the … Continue reading

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What you probably don’t know about the books you grew up loving

Who knew there was so much we didn’t know about the books we loved growing up? For example, do you know what inspired Katherine Paterson to write “Bridge to Terabithia”? How about the 50 words — no more, no fewer … Continue reading

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