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tpixie
Paris: The Novel | Edward Rutherfurd
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This saga brings life to Paris from the 1200‘s to the 1800‘s through the eyes of 6 families. The story is compelling and so is the history.
It reminds me of Ken‘s Follet‘s Kingsbridge Trilogy, beginning with The Pillars of the Earth 👇
#Paris 🇫🇷

tpixie He‘s also written sagas about China, London, Ireland, Russia, The New Forest (which we read about with #ChildrensClassicRead2021), & Sarum- about English history from its beginnings in the Ice Age to present day. (edited) 2w
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PurpleyPumpkin
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Pickpick

Is there any better way to begin a story than with the phrase “Once upon a time?” I love stories that begin like that and this one was no exception. Add the brilliant artwork and reading this book was a wonderful way to start my year! I was meant to read it in December for the #ChildrensClassicRead2021, but I wound up late to the party. Better late than never! 5/5⭐️
(January 3, 2022)

TheBookHippie I just loved it!!! 6mo
PurpleyPumpkin @TheBookHippie So did I! Thanks for picking it. 👍🏽 6mo
UwannaPublishme Ditto to all! 😍🙌🏻 5mo
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Butterfinger
Thank You | Amelia Riedler
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TheBookHippie 🤍🤍🤍🤍🤍 I have the same sentiments ! I love your thoughts and participation 🤍🤍🤍. 6mo
LibrarianRyan 🌟❤️😁 6mo
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Catsandbooks Love being part of #FoodandLit with you Tammy! ❤️ 6mo
BarbaraBB Thank you for adding so much inspiration to #ReadingAsia2021! 6mo
Soubhiville I feel like these could be shots of my challenge reading journal pages! 😁 The Litsy community is truly remarkable in supporting each other. I‘m so glad you‘re here. 6mo
Librarybelle Thank you for joining #ReadingAsia2021 and for all of the amazing reading! 6mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Aww. So sweet! 💙💚💜 6mo
Charityann Aww, thanks!😊 6mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Litsy Is the best reading inspiration! This is amazing! 6mo
ElizaMarie Congrats on a great reading year! 6mo
TheSpineView Thanks! 6mo
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DivineDiana
Vasilissa the Beautiful: A Russian Folktale | Elizabeth Winthrop, Alexander Koshkin
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Pickpick

Beautiful illustrations added to the enjoyment of this classic children‘s Russian folk tale that was new to me. Some elements reminiscent of Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel. Love that the deceased Mother left her child some magic to protect her. #childrensclassicread2021

@TheBookHippie

TheBookHippie What a gorgeous copy!!! I loved this story so much! I am so glad that you did as well! 6mo
DivineDiana @TheBookHippie It really was! I am looking forward to continuing this heartwarming challenge in 2022! Happy New Year! 6mo
TheBookHippie @DivineDiana I just love it so much! I‘m so glad to have you continue with us! 6mo
Readergrrl This reminds me of The Bear and Nightingale trilogy. 6mo
DivineDiana @Readergrrl I want to read that one! Did not know that it is a trilogy! (edited) 6mo
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erzascarletbookgasm
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Pickpick

I enjoyed this Russian fairy tale, a sort of a darker version of Cinderella. Thanks to the #ChildrensClassicRead2021 for I have not read of the legend of Baba Yaga before this! 🤦‍♀️

TheBookHippie Oh I am so glad you enjoyed it!! I tend to like the dark fairy tales the best!! My Bubbe Grandma told me Baba Yaga stories, I loved them!! 6mo
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ravenlee
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Pickpick

A beautifully illustrated edition of this Russian fairy tale. I think I have this in various collections, but now I have this one for the pictures, too. Excellent choice, @TheBookHippie #childrensclassicread2021

RaeLovesToRead Oh wow, what a beautiful cover 6mo
ravenlee @RaeLovesToRead there aren‘t many illustrations, but the few are glorious. 6mo
TheBookHippie I love it so much! 6mo
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ravenlee
December's Wish | Karly Lane
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My stack for #DashingDecember - I hope to read at least one hour per day (today that might be a stretch); goals are to keep up with Book Woman for #SheSaid, finish current section and read the next in Tehran, read Dionysus, read Vasilisa for #childrensclassicread2021, start Trail of Lightning and/or Well Matched, and maybe start The Bear and the Nightingale. I will consider any of those accomplished a roaring success!

Andrew65 A great stack. I‘m also hoping to read The Bear and the Nightingale. Good luck with the Readathon. 6mo
ravenlee @Andrew65 The Bear and the Nightingale is the #YABuddyRead for this month if you‘re interested. I don‘t know if I‘ll get to it in time for discussion, but maybe. 6mo
Andrew65 @ravenlee Thanks, I didn‘t know that. I will check it out. 6mo
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Butterfinger
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Pickpick

An awesome story from Russian folklore. #ChildrensClassicRead2021 @TheBookHippie

TheBookHippie I loved it!!! ♥️ 7mo
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TheBookHippie
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#CHILDRENSCLASSICREAD2021 DECEMBER

@tpixie has put up some wonderful links and info on her post! Check it out!! 🤍 (under our hashtag)

I found this picture book so I‘m going to read this as well! So fun!

tpixie What A beautiful illustration on the cover!Love your tote! #CoverArt #BeautifulCover #Cover 7mo
PurpleyPumpkin I just ordered this picture book as well! The artwork is supposed to be beautiful. 😍 7mo
TheBookHippie @PurpleyPumpkin It is stunning!! 7mo
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TheBookHippie @tpixie my daughter use to run a Barnes and Noble … I miss those gifts 😂 7mo
erzascarletbookgasm 😍😍 7mo
UwannaPublishme That‘s the same edition I have! And you‘re right, it‘s gorgeous. 7mo
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TheBookHippie
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight | Burton Raffel, Neil D. Isaacs, Brenda Webster
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#ChildrensClassicRead2021 NOVEMBER

I am so glad I have finally read this. I very much enjoyed it! 💚 💚

I ordered the new movie but it hasn't arrived yet! I cannot wait to watch it!