Tag Archives: Jane Austen

Wordless Wednesday: Fun with Jane

Someone’s been playing with my Jane Austen action figure. Related Links:  More Wordless Wednesdays on Caterpickles

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What’s The Eight-Year-Old reading this week?

Our mostly-weekly survey of the tidbits that cross The Eight-Year-Old’s desk. This week, The Eight-Year-Old indulges in end-of-school year comfort reading, does her best to learn to speak cat, and samples a piece of Jane Austen’s pound cake. 

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The Six-Year-Old discovers Jane Austen

Mommyo, browsing around the Internet in pursuit of a suitable distraction from NaNoWriMo: “Did you know that Jane Austen has a plaque at Westminster Abbey in the Poet’s Corner next to Shakespeare?” The Six-Year-Old, astounded: “Shakespeare? She’s as great as … Continue reading

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Once upon a time, just before bed…

A Five-Year-Old crawled into her mother’s lap and asked a question: “What are you reading, Mommyo?” Mommyo: “A book by my favorite author in the whole world.” The Five-Year-Old: “What is it?” Mommyo: “Persuasion. When you were born, the very … Continue reading

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