Re: [mythsoc] Re: Nesbit and new Narnia editions
- David S. Bratman [dbratman@...] wrote:
> I don't think the box-car children are the same as the railway children.Right, as always, David. GCW wrote the first 19 of the series, the remaining
> I think _The Box-Car Children_ (1924) is the first of a long series by
> Gertrude Chandler Warner; yes?
40+ are inferior in quality, written by anonymous authors. Not a bit of
fantasy in them. My sons (6 and 8) just got done with the original 19 and are
plowing through the next ones. Without prompting my 8-year old said that he
noticed they weren't as good. There may be hope for him yet <g>.
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