Little Will quickened his pace.
Dusk falls early these December days, and Willy Shakespeare scurrying along the street is only five, and although men are not afraid yet——
I have no idea of who George Madden Martin (1866-1936) was — but I this book from 1916 about Willy Shakespeare seem to be fiction written for children.
I'm a tad doubtful about the good with this kind of books, as I know from my own experience that children tend to believe that stories like this tells the absolute truth.
"The dog saw me off."
Another favorite author is Hilaire Belloc so among my Saturday finds are three of his books.
Bad Child's Book of Beasts", "More Beasts (For Worse Children)" and "More Peers Verses". I have seen them all before but not with these illustrations by Ian Basil Gawaine Temple, Lord. Blackwood.
His eye is dull,
I read all of Sarah Chauncey Woolsey's (Susan Coolidge) Katy-books as a child but nothing else by her. Yesterday I found "A Little Country Girl" which I intend to start with this afternoon.