Presents! A Booking Through Thursday post

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It’™s Debs’ birthday today. This inspired her to ask today’™s question’“

What, if any, memorable or special book have you ever gotten as a present? Birthday or otherwise. What made it so notable? The person who gave it? The book itself? The ‘œgift aura?’

When I was little and was asked what I wanted for a present I always said “books please” – still do actually. When I read this question these three books came to my mind. They are Bible Stories for Children: presents from my parents on my sixth, seventh and eighth birthdays.

13 thoughts on “Presents! A Booking Through Thursday post

  1. My wonderful husband gave me a first edition of To Kill a Mockingbird (my all-time favorite) book. I was beyond thrilled both about the book and because it took him months of searching eBay to find it!

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  2. Those are beautiful books!

    My favourite gift book is my beautifully illustrated copy of An Anthology of Aesop’s Animal Fables, given to me a few years ago by my very dear friend Heather.

    (I’ve always liked your blog name – even more so now I know how it came about)

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