Beatrix Potter...i still remember the art work from my childhood and my children's. After reading them to my children, I still have some passages memorized. Now I am looking forward to reading them to my grandchildren when they get old enough.
Lady of the English - Elizabeth Chadwick....Classic historical fiction. 12th century England. The story of the Empress Matilda and her battle for the throne. One of my favorite authors and this one did not disappoint.