Tagged with story books

On a Writer’s Beginnings…

“It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming up out of themselves like grass. Yet regardless of where they come from, I cannot remember a time when I was not in love with them — with the … Continue reading

On the Magic of Secrets…

“The Secret Garden was what Mary called it when she was thinking of it. She liked the name, and she liked still more the feeling that when its beautiful old walls shut her in no one knew where she was. It seemed almost like being shut out of the world in some fairy place. The … Continue reading