Little Lord Fauntleroy

Little Lord Fauntleroy, by Frances Hodgson Burnett – 1887 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I just finished Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett, who is the same author, you may recall, that wrote famous children’s books such as A Little Princess and The Secret Garden. Inside is an inscription, “Lucy Bowman Little From James & Mary – … Continue reading Little Lord Fauntleroy

The Japanese Twins

The Japanese Twins (1912) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ by Lucy Fitch Perkins I read The Japanese Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins. The book has some cute illustrations, all in black and white, and is illustrated by the author. Lucy Fitch Perkins (July 12, 1865-March 18, 1937) was an American author and illustrator, and this is actually one … Continue reading The Japanese Twins

Christmas Cards

This is from Our Darlings, the British book we’ve spoken of before. I think this poem is very cute! CHRISTMAS CARDS. Now first they saved the money, And then they went to buy Their Christmas Cards, some funny, But all to please the eye. Then next they found the inkpot And borrowed Mother’s pen. Without … Continue reading Christmas Cards

Lessons of the Snow

This is from a book called Parables for Little People by J. W. G. Ward. It was published in 1921, consisting of 52 ‘sermonettes’ as they are called. I thought this was going to turn into a sort of ‘A Christmas Carol’ sort of story, but it’s not, really. I thought it was nice. (Not … Continue reading Lessons of the Snow

Snow Stars

This is from a cute little songbook, complete with music. This book is called Songs of Childhood, and it is from 1923. Some songs are just two lines long, and some are two pages long. I will be posting a bunch of these. I hope you enjoy! SNOW STARS Snow-flakes, here you are, Each one … Continue reading Snow Stars


This is from The Little Guardian, from the 1800s. It’s a small volume with cute stories in it. It’s hard to tell in what part of the 1800s it was made. This poem is old, and probably was forgotten as soon as it was first read, but it has an important message. Be kind to … Continue reading Winter