I am a book lover. Not just any books but children's books. Being an early childhood teacher by trade I just love a good children's book. Especially the ones that I read as a child. I often look around my local charity shops to find some really cheap treasures. Seeing as Miss S is only 10 months I don't see the point in spending $10-20 on a book when at this age it goes in the mouth and occasionally a wee accident happens and it gets ripped. I can pick up books anywhere from $0.50 - $3.00 and recently I have picked up some really good'uns.
|I just thought this book was too gorgeous not to get!|
|Look at the illustrations!|
|A childhood favourite!|
|I never read "The naughtiest girl" series but I LOVE Enid Blyton so I thought I would pick it up!|
|Can't go wrong with a little bit of Noddy!|
|Love the illustrations!|
|OK. Can you tell who my favourite childhood author was?|
I just think all of her books were filled with mystery,
magic and imagination.
I think the most expensive book here was $2.00! I really want Sophia to grow up and read some of the books that I loved as a child. I love these old books, for example, the far away tree book still has the original names, Jo, Fanny, Bessie and Connie. I think they changed them to Jo, Frannie, Beth and I am unsure whether they changed Connie. I used to giggle at the name Fanny, (and Dick which is in another of her books) and that is what gave them a little of their charm. So I refuse to buy the new 'updated' versions. Give me Fanny and Bessie I say!
Comment below with some of your childhood favourite books?
Or what bargains do you find in charity stores? (We actually call them op shops here!)