Fear of the Dark

Lemony Snicket, The Dark. Illustrated by Jon Klassen Published by Orchard Books Australia in 2013, 32p. First published in 2013 in the United States by Little, Brown and Company   Lemony Snicket is the pen name of the American writer Daniel Handler best known for his A Series of Unfortunate Events. With The Dark he… Continue reading Fear of the Dark

About trauma in a book that was written more than 100 years ago

Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden. Illustrated by Graham Rust Printed by David R. Godine, Publisher, Inc., 224p   I still don’t know if I liked this novel or not. It is so idealistic that I tend to find it unrealistic. But, on the other hand, it is so innocent and powerful than you just… Continue reading About trauma in a book that was written more than 100 years ago