Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Oldie But A Goodie

Do you have any books from your childhood that really stand out? For me it would be Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory". I just loved that book. And it turns out that I still do!  M has been reading it and for the last two nights he let me read some of it to him. It was just wonderful to see M laugh at all the same parts I laughed at as a child. Wonderful old memories now overlapped with new.

While reading the book we have stopped to talk about different underlying themes of the book. M and I have talked about healthy eating, why it is not good to get everything you want, rude behavior and why too much tv is never a good thing. We have also talked abut the fact that too many people are hungry everyday and we don't always know it. Such a classic book that some how has remained current.   Dahl was a genius!

As M and I were reading I could not help but notice that Mr. Wonka was as big fan of the exclamation point as I am! I could not help but love him a little bit more!!!


  1. I LOVE the title of your blog!! So unique and fun!

  2. I'm a big fan of the exclamation points too! I love that book - and so do my kids. They just watched the movie recently and were hysterical. It is pretty timeless!

  3. I haven't read it since I was 10 -- I need to re-visit it! (exclamation point fan here)

  4. I love Roald Dahl! My favorite of his was Matilda though. Another fave was A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett :)

  5. i love your preppy little blog :) i am so excited to follow your site!

    it is adorable :) i hope you follow back! stay in touch

  6. what an elegant blog you have! I have never read that book but I will put it on the list for our Kelcee! Thanks for the idea girl! Summer


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