A life long love for books

//A life long love for books

We’re delighted to welcome author Amanda Prowse as this month’s guest blogger.

I grew up in a house without books – apart from The Littlewoods catalogue and a copy of a Haynes car manual!

My parents were young and working hard to support their four children and I don’t think they had the time to read at home. The day I was given my first library card was the day my life changed. I was six and remember learning about the Dewey decimal system and being told that I could choose not one, but a whole stack of books to take home. It felt like such a privilege to be trusted with this most precious thing.

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