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Which childhood favorite story did you most recently revisit?

Writingwriter
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 21:26:57 GMT

MREHardin1984
Tue, 04 Jul 2017 21:52:18 GMT

Well, I try and read to my kids every night. We read A Monster at the End of This Book not to long ago. That was a book I read as a child. Also the book Chrysanthemum was something I read a lot as a child.

sampsonblack
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:46:44 GMT

I recently read Roald Dahl's "Danny the Champion of the Word" again. I love the inventive details in this story. The part where Danny and his father sew up the raisins is genius!

SuzieB
Thu, 29 Mar 2018 16:54:47 GMT

I think it was either the Harry Potter books or one of my Goosebump books. Both were highly influential in shaping my favored genres. I can always pick a random page and just start reading.

mleddy
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 02:07:07 GMT

I recently reread the Song of the Lioness series by Tamora Pierce! They were always some of my favorite books in my childhood because the main character has the same name as my sister.

Lauren
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 20:14:48 GMT

I remember bringing Love You Forever to a writing class once. I think we had an assignment to bring in a children's book we remember from when we were kids. It's such an interesting book to read at different times in your life because I feel like it connects to so many different age groups (even if it's heart-breaking)

AEKilday007
Sat, 31 Mar 2018 00:35:20 GMT

My kids are really starting to get into reading books now, especially as my son is in Kindergarten and wants to read everything in sight! His grandmother bought him a subscription to Dr. Seuss books so every month we get a new installment of 3-4 books plus a few holiday specials like a calendar and a book about holidays (most recently). These books all make me think of my own experience with Seuss, though I had one big blue Seuss anthology in hardback. The one story I loved most was _Yertle the Turtle_. My dad read that one to me so many times he _still_ has it memorized.

kamackin96
Sun, 27 May 2018 23:11:28 GMT

I have a love of Winnie the Pooh and recently read some of the original stories by A.A. Milne with the original pictures. The book I have has all the stories and is hardcover. It is a gem!

Briana
Sun, 03 Jun 2018 05:02:02 GMT

' Wuthering Heights' by Emily Bronte. The book really has a spine chilling mystery created through the character Heathcliff. There is an element of suspense in the characters itself. The dialogues help the readers probe into the characters' minds

macbowers
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:10:07 GMT

When I was a kid I was obsessed with the Nancy Drew books. I don't exactly revisit them as much as I sometimes pick my favorites off my bookshelf and flip through them nostalgically.

reading_jewell
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 17:47:42 GMT

The Warrior series by Erin Hunter! If you haven't read it, think Lord of the Flies, but with cats. I was recently cleaning out my bedroom when I founs these and it reminded me of how expansive a universe this series holds as well as the depth to some of the characters and the plot as well! Will forever have a love for this series.

jen987558
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:53:31 GMT

Harry Potter was the most recent, but I think I want to revisit Ella Enchanted. That was one f my favorites as a kid

AEKilday007
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 22:34:50 GMT

Redwall! I tried to read it with my first-grader but the vocabulary is beyond him just now. After he gave up and went to find some Dr. Seuss, I picked up Redwall for myself!

arieljane
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 16:13:26 GMT

I recently reread Little Women for the first time since I was in middle school. I also frequently reread my collections of Zits comics, especially when I need my dose of snark.

Royal T
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 11:28:53 GMT

Ok, dont laugh. Harold and the Purple Crayon. That was the first book I can think of that really got me into exploring my mind. Harold created as he pleased. That's why I got into writing. I am able to create as I please.

Keaneja
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 04:38:39 GMT

Hansel and Gretel is a classic and there is a lot to learn from the story.

HermajestyNandhini
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:36:22 GMT

This is might be REALLY cheesy, but Percy Jackson. I read it when I was entering 6th grade. The time period of pimples, periods and figuring out how to curse using the word "heck". For me, this book was the perfect blend of sarcasm and adventure. A must read.

valelinz
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 17:22:02 GMT

Basically I work a lot with recounts of fairy tales. But annually I have to reread The Little Mermaid. Yes, annually!

sojourn503
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 04:04:32 GMT

I´m now an uncle! I read to my two-year old niece Blueberries for Sal. Apart from this, I discovered that Calvin and Hobbes is available in Spanish! I leafed through that in a bookstore in Colombia.

b2r1963
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 14:10:42 GMT

Harry Potter! I’m now re-obsessed... down the rabbit hole I go again. I’m a Slytherin forever, even when I’ve forgotten my roots :)

emilybh
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 04:16:19 GMT

Anne of Green Gables!

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