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SheriC

Portable Magic

Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.

Currently reading

The Cypress House
Michael Koryta
The Outsider
Stephen King
Progress: 34 %
I am No One You Know
Joyce Carol Oates
The Return of the King
J.R.R. Tolkien, Rob Inglis
Progress: 13 %

Questions children ask, (Child horizons)

Questions Children Ask, - Edith Bonhivert, Muriel Stanek, Ernest Bonhivert, Helen Endres I've had this book since I was very small and read it cover-to-cover. I remember the illustrations best - the Stomache Ache: little men with shovels and pickaxes inside a stomache trying to "digest" giant chunks of food because you didn't chew your food well; Fire safety: a little girl with pigtails and her skirt on fire running, then being rolled in a rug by a little boy; comparative sizes of man, elephant, and blue whale; illustrations of wind flowing around a plane to demonstrate how the various parts on the wings and tail help it to fly.