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What was the first book you ever read?

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wendy33 Sun 22-May-05 17:34:20

I remeber reading books at school but not really enjoying them as much as

Flowers in the Attic by Virginia Andrews

I loved this book and still get it out the loft for another read!

colditz Sun 22-May-05 17:36:58

C.S. Lewis, the Narnia series.

happymerryberries Sun 22-May-05 17:40:49

Secret seven and famous five at about the age of 7. Started reading then and have only missed one day reading sonce, when I was in labour with dd!

I read every day for at least an hour (for pleasure, read more than that for work)

LGJ Sun 22-May-05 17:52:12

Lots and lots of Enid Blyton etc.,


I was a precocious reader and read, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich at about 12, because my Dad had.

I also read a lot of AJ Cronin at the same age, because my Dad did.

wendy33 Sun 22-May-05 17:53:10

I often read but have gaps normally in between books otherwise I am remebering charactors from the previous book.

happymerryberries Sun 22-May-05 17:53:20

I read that one at about 14 and bawled my eyes out. Found it in the local library and the read all of his others. Cancer Ward depressed the hell out of me!

kama Sun 22-May-05 18:03:07

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huggybear Sun 22-May-05 18:06:32

probably enid blyton, famous five and secret seven were popular but i loved malory towers and st claires too. i used to dream of going to boarding school...

i read every day now, i love james patterson, i'm so sad - ive got all his books and read them over and over again!

eldestgirl Fri 27-May-05 07:28:44

The Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss

jessicasmummy Fri 27-May-05 07:34:39

The very hungry catapillar and the jolyl postman are my earliest memories!

Fio2 Fri 27-May-05 07:44:52

yes I read very hungry caterpillar and that old woman who ate a fly

plop and loads of rhold dahl

Fio2 Fri 27-May-05 07:45:38

and the spooky old tree, that was dr suess I still have alot of my books, i am one of those people who cant give books away

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