I opened a book and in i strode
A childhood dream come true - TelegraphSign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Now nobody can find me. I've left my chair, my house, my road, My town and my world behind me. I'm wearing the cloak, I've slipped on the ring, I've swallowed the magic potion. I've fought with a dragon, dined with a king And dived in a bottomless ocean. I opened a book and made some friends.
” I OPENED A BOOK AND IN I STRODE. NOW NOBODY CAN FIND ME. “
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A lot of books, a few scribbles and some movies
I opened a book and in I strode. Now nobody can find me.
For my fifth birthday my father gave me a big fat book called The Book of a Thousand Poems. Most of the poems were rhyming ones, and I enjoyed reading and reciting them. I decided then and there that I wanted to be a poet — though a ballerina was a close runner-up. Fifty-seven years on, I get a lot of letters from children who love rhymes just as I did, and who have equally definite ambitions. My five-year-old self would have been thrilled to glimpse into the future and see the silver medal I was awarded last Tuesday.