Top 5 things I've read (or am reading): 1. The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser 2. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi by Rudyard Kipling (Adapted and Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney) 3. Saint George and the Dragon retold by Margaret Hodges 4. TBD 5. TBD
The 5 things I've Learned From: 1. Margaret Atwood's Master Class on writing 2. Gossip from the geese flying overhead. They'll tell you a lot if only you care to listen. 3. Like Stories of Old (youtube channel) 4. 88 cups of Tea's podcast with Kelly Barnhill. I can't really get into their other podcasts, but that one is golden. 5. David. I'd be lying if I didn't put him on this list (and he probably should be at the top!)
The 5 things I've been inspired by: 1. The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill 2. A tree regretting the end of fall and dropping buttery yellow regrets onto a dusting of snow below. 3. Anna Coleman's instagram feed. #obsessed 4. Picture books by Jan Brett 5. Vintage Florida postcards in all their faded glory.
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