I’ll eat you up I love you so

I wanted to start off my (very sleepy and cosy) Saturday with showing two of my favourite books that I own, and one that I took out of the library just yesterday.

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I absolutely adore Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (..both the story and illustrations!) And for once I can say that the film that was then produced from this book has also become one of my favourites. Its always sad when a film ruins a book.

This is for You by Rob Ryan is a book that I stumbled across in Waterstones whilst studying on my Foundation course back in Nottingham. I sat down in one of the chairs (all Matilda style) and read through it. n first impressions I wasn’t expecting it to actually tell a story, but it does, and funnily enough it related almost perfecting to the subject and theme of my Final Major Project. It seemed rude and ignorant to force it back in-between those other books, instead of take it home with me.

A wonderful wander through Library on Friday, after my tutorial with Anna. I stumbled across Angela Carter’s Book of Fairy Tales. During my A-levels studying English Literature, we focussed a lot on studying her book of short stories, The Bloody Chamber, and since learning more about her as a person, the way she webs stories into your mind and the deeper meanings behind them all, I think it’s safe to say she’s made herself comfortable in my ‘Must Read More of’ section of my mind. (Note to self: Do not use this as a form of procrastination)


One Comment on “I’ll eat you up I love you so”

  1. We love where the wild things are too, I just made my son a Max costume for Halloween, if you want to see what it would look like if Max was real and running through the forest you should check out our photos. I haven’t seen the movie yet, but I think I might have to after seeing my little guy run through the forest in his wolf suit.


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