Mr Grumpy....30th May, 2019

These days, kids don’t read books and “stories”.
I remember sitting on the floor, cross-legged at junior school (do they still call it that?) and listening, transfixed, to Mrs Hart reading The Little Grey Men, an utterly charming story of four gnomes — Dodder, Baldmoney, Sneezewart and Cloudberry, who were the last of their race — and their adventures during three seasons in the English countryside. 

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