Episode 5

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In this episode…

Julie chats with Allison Rushby about The Mulberry Tree, inspiration and the reality of life as a middle-grade author.

About Allison Rushby…

Allison Rushby, the daughter of an author, was raised on a wholesome and steady diet of classic English literature. Some of her favourite books, re-read countless dog-eared times include Rumer Godden’s The Dolls’ House, Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden, Dodie Smith’s I Capture the Castle and Noel Streatfield’s Shoes series. She has long been a fan of cities with long, winding histories, wild, overgrown cemeteries, red brick Victorian museums, foxes and ivy. She likes to write with a cup of Darjeeling tea by her side and a Devon Rex cat called Claudia curled up in her lap. Allison’s books include the middle-grade novels The Turnkey and The Mulberry Tree.

 

And the reviews…

Pamela reviews Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo

Julie reviews The Mulberry Tree by Allison Rushby

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