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The Family from One End Street
The Family from One End Street | Eve Garnett
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The story of everyday life in the big, happy Ruggles family who live in the small town of Otwell. Father is a dustman and Mother a washerwoman. Then there's all the children - practical Lily Rose, clever Kate, mischievous twins James and John, followed by Jo, who loves films, little Peg and finally baby William. A truly classic book awarded the Carnegie Medal as the best children's book of 1937.
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RachelO
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#TheEnd . Just the one.

I know I‘ve been an intermittent joiner-inner this month, but I‘ve really enjoyed discovering #soaringscores soundtracks- thank you @CrowCAH @Cinfhen

Cinfhen Always happy to see a post from you 😘 3w
CrowCAH Thank hanks for joining when you could; glad to spread the love of scores! 3w
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RachelO
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2/2 The rest of my birthday bookmail - 💕💕💕

@kathedron 🌿🌱Thank you -this sounds amazing ! Hoping to find more woodland walks this year myself as well. I‘m sure I know of Sara Maitland from something else... Going to enjoy investigating 🌳

@Cathythoughts 💝 No, I hadn‘t got my hands on this yet. I loved Wolf Border, and there‘s been a serious lack of short stories in my life recently- Thank you 😊

tpixie Lovely! And Happy Birthday!! 5mo
RachelO @TrishB This made me laugh so much! Yes, this was the One End Street book I never read - thank you - I‘ll enjoy it loads 😊. And I‘ve bought the Salt Path for more than one person, cos it sounds so good, but never actually got as far as reading it myself. Thank you so much 😘😘😘

And did I mention I may have a new favourite greetings card artist?
5mo
RachelO The last book is from my brother, who only really reads music/food-related but heard I‘d read a graphic novel this year (Shock! Horror!) and went off to investigate what was out there. How cool is that??! 5mo
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Oryx The Arrival is beautiful. Shaun Tan is an incredible artist 5mo
TrishB Great birthday haul 💕 enjoy the rest of your day 🎉🎉🥂 5mo
TrishB Those cards are awesome aren‘t they 👍🏻 5mo
Cathythoughts Everything looks fab ... Have a great Saturday birthday 🎂😍 5mo
youneverarrived How lovely ♥️♥️ Shaun Tan is a brilliant artist. 5mo
kathedron Happy birthday, Rachel! Hope you are having a fabulous day 🎂 5mo
squirrelbrain What wonderful gifts! I nearly bought The Salt Path the other day.... 5mo
Redwritinghood Happy birthday! 🎂🎂 5mo
RachelO @tpixie Thanks Teri 😘 5mo
RachelO @Oryx @youneverarrived It‘s beautiful! I‘ve seen it on here, but not in real life before. I‘ve also been advised on appropriate music to play while reading it 😂😂 5mo
RachelO @TrishB ✨Thanks Trish - feeling v grateful! And yes, the cards are lovely- so atmospheric. 📚🌊 5mo
RachelO @kathedron Thanks Kate! Had a very lovely day 😘 5mo
RachelO @squirrelbrain😂😂Next time! I‘ve nearly bought it several times ... 5mo
RachelO @Redwritinghood Thank you 😊🍷🍰 5mo
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juliannebenford
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Found this on a colleague's clearout pile! Isn't the cover cute? Is it any good? #childrens #kids #puffin

erzascarletbookgasm Love those Puffin books! 1y
Reviewsbylola This looks precious! 1y
rubyslippersreads I would definitely have picked it just for the cover. 😊 1y
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juliannebenford @Reviewsbylola It's gorgeous isn't it? 1y
juliannebenford @rubyslippersreads I pretty much did! Don't think I've heard of it before 1y
rubyslippersreads According to Goodreads, there are two more books in the series. 😊 1y
Aimeesue Oh, yes, it was a fun little book. Quite enjoyable. 1y
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Last Saturday was our National Children's Day in Thailand. To celebrate the day I picked up this book to reread. It's my most favorite book when I was a kid. Almost 30 years have passed and it's still lovely and not boring at all :)