Just to prove I'm not all talk. Some of it even was sewn into blocks. I know shocker huh? Yesterday I was reading over at Amy's that her daughter had read a Jane Langton book. The name sounded familiar so I went checking and lo and behold, in 1962 she wrote a book called The Diamond in the Window which I just loved. I never knew it was the first in a series of books, by 1967 when the next one came out, I was in junior high. I loved that little peek back in time. I enjoyed that book, and probably 10 years ago tracked it down through our local public library system and reread it. It held up I thought.
Anyway, that made me all wistful yesterday. And happy people like Jane Langton are still fueling the imagination of kids after all this time.