'Yesterday is over,' said Mother Horsefeather curtly. 'Tomorrow is still to come.'
-Stormchaser, Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell
Saturday, February 26, 2011
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Ellen had said that her mother was frightened of the ocean, that it was too cold and too big. The sky was, too, thought Annemarie. The whole world was: too cold, too big. And too cruel.
-Number the Stars, Lois Lowry
Sunday, February 20, 2011
"You'll have to do something about that brother of yours. He reads too much."
The matron gave a nasty laugh. "Oh, yes, he reads," she sniggered. "And that will be his downfall. Leave it to us."
-Charlie Bone and the Time Twister, Jenny Nimmo
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Monday, February 14, 2011
Friday, February 11, 2011
"But I'm a soldier!" cried Matt. "You have the right to shoot me, but not to hang me."
"You think you're so smart," shouted the officer. "Now look what he wants. Maybe now you're a soldier, but back then you were Tomek and you betrayed us. And we are going to hang you."
"You can't hang me," Matt insisted, "because I was a soldier then, too."
-King Matt the First, Janusz Korczak
Tuesday, February 08, 2011
But who would wave a flag to be rescued if they had a desert island of their own? That was the thing that spoilt Robinson Crusoe. In the end he came home. There never ought to be an end.
-Swallows and Amazons, Arthur Ransome