Margaret Tarrant Illustrations

Today’s very quick pit stop at a charity shop yielded a few interesting vintage children’s books: We’d been to the Reddish Vale farm with my friend Emma and her girls; I spotted the Salvation Army shop on our way back so quickly found somewhere to park and persuaded the kids to come for a look….

‘In a Pumpkin Shell’ – Joan Walsh Anglund

We bought this book of ‘In a Pumpkin Shell’ a couple of years ago. I┬áthink it came from a charity shop in Southwold, but I’m not one hundred per cent sure… we’ve got that many books, and have bought so many of the years that I can’t keep track of them all. I really loved…