Tag: Children’s Books

Literature

Five Fascinating Facts about Just William

An interesting history of the popular children’s books, Just William In 1922, T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land was published, James Joyce celebrated the publication of his novel Ulysses and Virginia Woolf’s third novel Jacob’s Room appeared. But amongst all this highbrow modernist literature, there was also another literary phenomenon arriving on the scene. […]

Literature

Interesting Facts about Biggles

Some interesting trivia about the Biggles books and their author, Captain W. E. Johns The Biggles books, detailing the adventures of fictional pilot James Bigglesworth, were hugely popular in the mid-twentieth century. Ever since the young pilot’s first appearance – in a story called ‘The White Fokker’ in 1932 – […]