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text 2017-09-19 23:23
Classic Crime Club?
Death of an Airman - Christopher St. John Sprigg
The Red House Mystery - A.A. Milne
The Tiger in the Smoke - Margery Allingham
Resorting to Murder: Holiday Mysteries: A British Library Crime Classic (British Library Crime Classics) - Martin Edwards
Ask A Policeman - Dorothy L. Sayers,Gladys Mitchell,Detection Club,Anthony Berkeley,John Rhode,Milward Kennedy,Helen de Guerry Simpson

I'm considering starting a classic crime book club. We have a number of mystery/crime readers here on booklikes, and I'm wondering if there is enough interest to do a monthly book club?

 

Parameters:

 

One book per month, chosen by the club members;

Published between 1900 and 1960

Starting in October

 

Is anyone interested?

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review 2017-01-27 13:54
The story of Winnie
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear - Lindsay Mattick,Sophie Blackall

Isn't it sad when a book comes out and people just seem to be completely unaware of 1. its existence and 2. its level of amazingness? Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear by Lindsay Mattick is one of those hidden gems. I've mentioned before that if a book doesn't circulate it's offered to another branch in the hope that it might do better in a different location. That's how this book landed in my hands (it was also on my TRL).  As the title suggests, this is the story of the bear named Winnie that spawned the Winnie-the-Pooh series by A.A. Milne. It's the heartwarming tale of a man who befriended a baby bear and their journeys together during the tumultuous times of WWI. It's also the story about how this same bear met a little boy who would eventually spur entire generations to hug their teddy bears just a little bit tighter. Additionally, the back of the book contains a really lovely surprise that I don't want to spoil for ya'll. :-) I think this would make a wonderful bedtime read-aloud. You could also encourage your child to read this book aloud to their teddy bear. (Then take lots of photos of it.) Believe it or not, this exercise will help to strengthen your child's confidence in reading aloud to others (or to themselves). As for me, I can't wait for the opportunity to read this one in a storytime. XD 9/10

 

 

Source: readingfortheheckofit.blogspot.com
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review 2017-01-09 00:00
How To Catch A Heffalump (Disney's Pooh)
How To Catch A Heffalump (Disney's Pooh) - A.A. Milne,Walt Disney Company Cute. I love Pooh and Piglet.
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review 2016-10-01 14:50
Winnie-the-Pooh - A.A. Milne,Ernest H. Shepard

"Et si quelqu'un sait quelque chose à propos de quelque chose, se dit Nounours, Hibou est le quelqu'un qui sait quelque chose à propos de quelque chose, dit-il, ou alors mon nom n'est pas Winnie l'Ourson, dit-il. Et c'est bien mon nom, ajouta-t-il. Donc, pas d'erreur."

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review 2016-08-27 00:00
Winnie-the-Pooh
Winnie-the-Pooh - A.A. Milne,Ernest H. Shepard I read this charming book for a class I am about to take on children's literature which includes The Hobbit, this book and others. I don't recall whether I read it as a child but it was a delight to read. Love Piglet and Pooh. I think the narrator of The Hobbit and this narrator must have been friends. :)
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