Arabel’s Raven by Joan Aiken and Quentin Blake
We have thoroughly enjoyed doing The Classics Challenge and have read some fabulous stories. Arabel’s Raven is the final classic story that we have read this year and it was full of so much humour and intrigue that I’ve bought all the other Arabel and Mortimer stories!
Dec 24th: Emma Perry chooses Refuge
The Story: Refuge by Anne Booth and Sam Usher – a retelling of the Christmas story, with an important new angle.
Dec 20th: Sally Poyton chooses The Tale of Jack Frost
Christmas is a time for woolly hats, scarfs, gloves and hot chocolate. Despite very few of my childhood memories of Christmas including snow, (as it never snowed during the festive season when I was small) Christmas is always synonymous with snow and frost. Certainly my own offspring have experienced more white Christmases then I ever…