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We recently asked you to look back to your own childhood for a special book or two that has stayed with you as a treasured memory.
The following books have been suggested on Facebook and Twitter.
Bug in a Book – I remember reading ‘Looking for Alibrandi’ and ‘So much to telll you’ from my school days.
Bug in a Book – Yes, it’s called ‘Cougar’ I still have the book somewhere. I read it in grade 3 and fell in love with it ~Cass
Nicky Johnston – The Outsiders….I was in yr 7….Anne of Green Gables in primary school and of course the wishing Chair/enchanted forest books – I have just read these to my 6yr old…ahhh the memories!
Bill Fish – Where the Wild Things Are, still have the original copy!
Stacey Buhagiar – I used to love reading the Wally Mcdoogle adventures when I was in primary school. They were fun.
Oh and my mum used to read The Muddle Headed Wombat to me I loved those stories.
Victoria Jones – Enid Blyton’s faraway tree collection, I even got a copy for my 30th birthday!
Sarah Mugridge – I loved Goosebumps and Babysitters Club also Roahl Dahl with BFG.
Suzy Houghton – Looking back The Eleventh Hour was the point I wanted to be an artist and one day illustrate my own book. Haven’t accomplished it yet but working on it.
Chris Kneipp – Uhu [by] Annette Macarthur-Onslow. A beautiful book that helped foster my love of words and wildlife.
Fiona Aranda McGarrity – I was a huge fan of Robin Klein as a teenager…People Might Hear You and Hating Allison Ashley were my favorites.
Michael Wagner – To kill a mocking bird made a massive impact at 11 years of age.
Cameron Trost (author) – I loved “The Tripods”
Harry the Dirty Dog. My mom still has it. I read it to my son and every year to my students.
Do you have a treasured book you would like to include?