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Happy International Book Giving Day!

February 14th is International Book Giving Day. I wanted to give books to children in the family and to special friends but somehow it didn’t seem enough. I also wanted to give to children who aren’t surrounded by books in the home or to schools or nurseries in deprived areas that don’t have so many books. Then I read Carmen Haselup’s account of setting up The Rainbow Library.

It was great to send Carmen some books for The Rainbow Library. I hope the children enjoy Dig, Dig, Digging and Zoom, Rocket, Zoom.

It also gave me a lot of pleasure to give the following books;

To my daughter’s best friend – a Katie story with some of my favourite painters including Monet and Degas.

To my six year old niece – a classic, favourite story from my childhood. A pictorial retelling of the story for younger children by Usborne books.

To my three year old niece – another classic favourite told pictorially, also published by Usborne books.

To my daughter – a rhyming romp through the ocean, I have given this lovely book to several children as a present.

and The Fairytale Hairdresser – Cinderella. I have already read it several times today and it was tonight’s bedtime story.

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2 responses to “Happy International Book Giving Day!”

  1. Renee C. avatar

    Hope you had a wonderful day Catherine! Have a nice weekend! 🙂

    1. Catherine avatar

      I don’t think my day was as busy as yours! It’s still nice to feel that I’ve made a difference to children who don’t have the same variety of books at home as my daughter does.