Open Book Blog Hop 4th April – First Reads   Leave a comment

My friend Stevie Turner shares her first writing memories on the Open Book Blog Hop.

Stevie Turner

This week on the Open Book Blog Hop we’re talking about our first memories of books or reading.

My first memories are of my mother reading Rupert Bear stories to me.  There was one particular story where Rupert had acquired magic boots, and could fly.  I remember this story enthralled me and I wanted her to read it over and over again.  It must have driven her mad.

Mum also taught me to read before I went to school, and helped me with spelling and writing.  She is articulate and often enjoyed writing letters and articles for newspapers and magazines.  She passed on a love of words and reading to me, and by the time I was 8 or 9 I was spending all my pocket money on books and comics, walking to Segal’s Bookshop along the East India Dock  Road in the faint hope that a new Enid Blyton book had appeared…

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Posted April 4, 2016 by aurorawatcherak in Uncategorized

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