Tag: kid lit

What I’m Reading: When I Was a Young Boy

When I Was a Young Boy is the translated title of Erich Kästner’s 1957 book Als Ich ein Kleiner Junge War. Erich Kästner was a German author for children from the 1930s to 60s, probably best known for his book Emil and the Detectives. It would be an… Continue Reading “What I’m Reading: When I Was a Young Boy”

What I’m Reading: Rare Beasts

Rare Beasts, a children’s book by Charles Ogden, concerns Edgar and Ellen, twins who live more or less by themselves in a big house out on the edge of town.  The twins have rather nasty dispositions and the only thing they enjoy more than… Continue Reading “What I’m Reading: Rare Beasts”