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Angu123ruly
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Cathy Cassidy is my all time favourite author..I read her book "Angel Cake"...and then I was reading it again and again..I really love the way she organises the characters in her story and the ending parts..

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I have been reading since I was very little. It was stories like Tolkien's Lord of the Rings that probably sealed my fate for me when I was thirteen. After that reading has just been part of life.
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James Patterson books started my reading journey. I have loved all his books he has written.

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James Hadley Chase. Creating my own imaginations about crimes was exhilarating.

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Ironically, Dr. Seuss. I didn't have access to a lot of books growing up, but we did have a few Dr. Seuss books. I read those few books enough that I had them memorized word for word. He not only drew me into reading and getting lost in imagination but also story telling.

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I guess it was Chetan Bhagat. I started reading his books while I was in school.

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Tolkien. The Hobbit was the first book I read cover to cover. Since then, I've been hooked on collecting books. I need another shelf
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Rudyard Kipling with his' The Jungle Book. I read it countless of times when I was in primary school. It was the only English book available at home that was not a textbook. That was of course until high school when realised that I could actually borrow any kind book from the school library.

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I always like to read but the author that started my love for reading was Toni Morrison.

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I've always enjoyed reading but I'd say it was George Orwell that really made me love reading. I think 1984 was the first story I read that really shocked me. I didn't read as much in uni, and then I picked up Animal Farm and found my love of reading again.

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Lauren Child, my love of books started with "Charlie and Lola" and "Clarice Bean".

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I was 6 years old and my mother took me to the public library where she picked out Heidi for me to read. Johanna Spyri was the author. I haven't stopped reading since.

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S.E. Hinton and her book The Outsiders. I read it sometime in the late 1980s, it would've been 1988-1989 or thereabouts, but I remember it was the first time that a book actually moved me.

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Ursula Le Guin - A Wizard of Earthsea. I can’t remember exactly how old I was when I picked it up (sometime in primary school) but it made me realise an entire world can exist in between the covers of a book.

I read The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster around the same time.

After those two books I wanted to read everything.
“You know, for kids!”

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