was lucky to be raised in a house full of books.
My mother was a children's librarian and she was the daughter of an antiquarian bookseller.
This meant that we had a lot of lovely old children's books hanging around - books that weren't appropriate for my grandmother's business that were scooped by my mother because she loved them.
I love them too.
I'm sharing here some pictures and stories from books that are now out of copyright. Enjoy.