Category: Blog Posts

Feature Image - Authors who died in February

Authors Who Died In February

Authors Who Died In February Discover information about authors who died in February.   –1st– 1851 – Mary Shelley, author of ‘Frankenstein‘ was born in Somers Town, London, UK on 30th August 1797. She died aged 53 in...

Feature Image - Authors who died in january

Authors Who Died in January

Authors who died in January Discover information about authors who died in January.   –1st– 2019 – Judy Turner (writing as Katie Flynn & Judith Saxton), author of ‘Christmas at Tuppenny Corner‘ was born in Norwich, Norfolk, UK...

Fun Fact Friday Logo

Fun Fact Friday – 16th October 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 16th October 2015 The Largest library in the World The Library of Congress, in Washington D.C, USA, is the largest library in the world. The library has so many items that it has to...

Fun Fact Friday Logo

Fun Fact Friday – 9th October 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 9th October 2015 Vandal Dymocks book store, Alice Springs, Australia, thought they had a vandal on the loose, back in August 2007, when a man was seen to enter the store, write in numerous...

Fun Fact Friday Logo

Fun Fact Friday – 2nd October 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 2nd October 2015 Incomplete Novels Mark Twain, (Samuel Langhorne Clemens), is one of America’s most famous authors. His 1876 novel ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’, is today still regarded as one of the most...

Fun Fact Friday Logo

Fun Fact Friday – 25th September 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 25th September 2015 Mr. Edward Bear A.A. Milne based his character ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’, on a teddy bear owned by his son, Christopher Robin Milne. Christopher Robin’s bear was originally named ‘Edward’ and made his first...

Fun Fact Friday Logo

Fun Fact Friday – 18th September 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 18th September 2015 How Many? Author and founder of the Church of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard was born in 1911 and died in 1986. His first work was published in February 1934 and his...

Fun Fact Friday Logo

Fun Fact Friday – 11th September 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 11th September 2015 Who is ‘Alice’ in Wonderland? Back in 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson wrote Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland under his pen name Lewis Carroll. The fictional book is all about a little girl...