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Frances Hodgson Burnett

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  • The Question: What was your favorite book as a child?

    The Question: What was your favorite book as a child?
    "'The Jungle Book' by Rudyard Kipling. I thought I was Mowgli, or I wanted to be Mowgli and have talking critters as friends. Absolutely, I wanted to escape the ghetto. I wanted to get out of poverty and live in some place magical. It seemed to me that if...
  • Fantasy films? There's truth in there too

    Fantasy films? There's truth in there too
    Given a choice between Iraq and fairyland, it's clear where moviegoers would prefer to spend time. Despite the glut of politically themed movies on offer this season, audiences have embraced frothier fare: "The Golden Compass," set in a parallel universe...
  • "Cloud Tea Monkeys" by Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham

    "Cloud Tea Monkeys" by Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham
    "Cloud Tea Monkeys" By Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham, illustrated by Juan Wijngaard Candlewick, $15.99, ages 7-10 This story is more serious than the playful monkeys on the cover. The setting is in the past, somewhere in the Himalayas, "where the finest...
  • "My Garden" by Kevin Henkes

    "My Garden" by Kevin Henkes
    "My Garden By Kevin Henkes Greenwillow, $17.99, ages 4-6 Gardens are resonant sites. The old nursery rhyme asks, of another girl, "How does your garden grow?" Kevin Henkes' narrator, a girl we first see gardening with her mother, knows the "hard work"...
  • New York's secret gardens

    Broadway runs on a diagonal; the D train goes to Yankee Stadium; for bagels, go to H&H on the Upper West Side. There are plenty of guidebooks to tell you things like that. What they don't explain and what many visitors never understand is how residents...