Jane Langton, illustrated by Erik Blegvad Here are some awesome things about Jane Langton and her Hall Family Chronicles, which were the ones I was devoted to: She came to my local library live and in person, Where she recommended Mistress Masham’s Repose, which I probably never would have read otherwise and obviously took to… Read more »
Yes, there is. This is her school picture from that year.
It did! Not completely, of course, but tiring out my imagination on the writing jungle gym makes it less apt to concern itself with squishy grapes and other perils. Tell your friend to give it a try.