Thursday, October 27, 2005

Tales from Pittsburgh

How happy I was last night when I checked my mail box!!! There was a package from the super cool girl - Linda - author of the super cool bloc - Toast. She also happens to be from one of my favorite cities to visit...Pittsburgh!

Things I drive to Pittsburgh for: Mattress Factory, Carnegie Museums, Andy Warhol, Raphael Vinoly, bridges, & of course IKEA.

Well, back to my BOOKS! Not only did Linda send me 2 books, she also included a great postcard telling me a little about how she grew up on old fashioned English children's books. She loved the magic and the realistically imperfect children of E. Nesbit's Five Children and It.

She told me that she found The Princess & the Goblin truly scary! The copy she sent me is from a vintage edition from the Looking Glass Library (not the one pictured below) - it's in perfect condition!

I really love the fact that these two volumes have the original illustrations in them. I'm a huge fan already! Thank you so much Linda for the wonderful editions to my library!


lindy said...

Hope you will enjoy them as much as I have!

mary g said...

Hey--another Cleveland food blogger! the only other one I've found is foodgoat. I keep telling myself I have to start a blog so that Cleveland will be better represented. Does 44109 mean that you live near the zoo?

holly_44109 said...

yes...start a blog and represent!!!
and i do live in old brooklyn.