We’re really looking forward to reading Bus Stop Baby by Fleur Hitchcock (you can find Fleur on Twitter -@FleurHitchcock), published 2 weeks ago by Piccadilly Press, so it’s great to have her tackling our 5-4-3-2-1 feature today!
5 classics you wish more people were reading today
I’d like everyone to read The Mouse and His Child, by Russell Hoban, because it’s beautifully written, a slow story of redemption that still stands up years after it was written and still moves me.
The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster, because it’s magical.
The Runaway Summer by Nina Bawden which is an early tale of refugees and understanding of others.
101 Dalmatians, Dodie Smith. It’s such a good story, and reads aloud really well too.
The 13 Clocks, James Thurber, just because.
4 pieces of advice you’d give yourself if you could travel back in time to before you became a published author
If I could go back now, I’d tell myself to stop agonizing about the tiny things. If the story isn’t right, there’s really n...
The Glass Sentence by S.E.Grove
The Uncommoners: The Crooked Sixpence by Jennifer Bell