“I held onto him as if he was the only anchor to reality I had left.”
“She walked slowly, not because of her fatigue but rather to calm her anxious heart. For tomorrow’s announcement may very well unveil the secret she had been keeping for years.”
“I profess not to know how women’s hearts are wooed and won. To me they have always been matters of riddle and admiration.”
So famous that it continues to be studied and remade almost 200 years after it’s original publication date, Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is the perfect classic tale for the Halloween season. Following the adventures of Ichabod Crane’s attempts to woe the beautiful Katrina Van Tassel, this short story brings laughter to its readers with Ichabod’s wildly entertaining shenanigans. But as the story takes a darker turn when Ichabod encounters the villainous Headless Horseman, readers will feel the suspense deep down in their bones. Will Ichabod find love? Will be escape the clutches of the Headless Horseman?
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“Ready or not, here I come!’”
Simple and sweet, Oskarsson’s Where Are You, Wilbert? is a funny little picture book that brings to light the joy of imagination and the importance of making friends. Unable to find his friend Wilbert, the Rat seeks the aid of the Crocodile to help him in their game of hide and seek. A charming piece of literature, Oskarsson’s children’s book is an amusing tale that kids will have a laugh with. Does the Rat end up finding Wilbert?
“Those we love never truly leave us, Harry. There are things that death cannot touch.”
Nineteen years after the great fall of He Who Must Not Be Named, the magical world beyond our Muggle grasp has been brought back to life in Thorne’s screenplay Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. With the introduction of new characters and the return of those we all know and love, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child brings to the forefront a new tale full of action pact scenes and witty commentary. Will the play compare to Rowling’s Harry Potter series?