We have a winner. Eric will be receiving his copy of Hereville soon. Congratulations!
Thank you to everyone who entered the Hereville Giveaway Contest. I was truly touched by your comments and how passionate you are about the books in your life. For fun, I have assembled a reading list from your favorites; it is available below. Many of the books mentioned are ones I have overlooked. I’ll be taking the Hereville list with me to the library today.
Happy Reading! Strength to your Sword Arm!!
Hereville Giveaway Contest Reading List
Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett (audio book)
Away Went Wolfgang by Virginia Kahl
Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
Skinnybones by Barbara Park.
Harry Potter (series) by J.K. Rowling
Bartimaeus Trilogy (series) by Jonathan Stroud.
The Earthsea Trilogy (series) by Ursula K. Le Guin
Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster and illustrated by Jules Pfeiffer
A Hole is To Dig: A First Book of Definitions by Ruth Krauss, illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie.
The Chronicles of Narnia (series) by C.S. Lewis
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake
The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
The Pussycat Tiger by Joan Chase Bacon
The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH (series) by Robert C. O'Brien.
Maniac McGee by Jerry Spinelli
Little Women, Eight Cousins and their sequels by Louisa May Alcott
The Secret Garden and A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett (with the Tasha Tudor illustrations, of course)
Anne of Green Gables (series) by L.M. Montgomery
The Chronicles of Prydain (series) by Lloyd Alexander
The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge
Linnets and Valerians by Elizabeth Goudge
The Dark is Rising Series by Susan Cooper
Wrinkle in Time trilogy Madeleine L'Engle (yes, I know, but it was only a trilogy back then)-reader’s comment!
The Children of Green Knowe (series)by L. M. Boston's
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth Speare
The Perilous Gard by Elizabeth Marie Pope
Swallows and Amazons (the first two, and "We Didn't Mean to Go To Sea")by Arthur Ransome
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (first four in series) Joan Aiken
Winnie the Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner by A.A. Milne
Squirrel Nutkin by Beatrix Potter
The Protector of the Small Quartet and other books by Tamora Pierce
Mr. Putter & Tabby, Henry & Mudge, (series)by Cynthia Rylant
Picture books by Jan Brett
Time for Bed by Mem Fox and illustrated by Jane Dyer;
The Waterhole by Grahame Baes
Too Many Pumpkins by Linda White and illustrated byMegan Lloyd
The Midnight Farm by Reeve Lindbergh and illustrated by Susan Jeffers
All-of-A-Kind-Family (series) by Sydney Taylor
Melendy Quartet by Elizabeth Enright
Little Witch by Anna Elizabeth Bennett
The Cat in The Hat by Dr. Suess