Hanging on Every Word

In honour of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, the Daily Mail published a series of nostalgic photographs from 1953, the year of her coronation. This one in particular caught my attention. I wonder if children today would be so attracted by the sound of a book being read?

Reading in Billericay, Essex

via @IdleHistorian

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2 comments on “Hanging on Every Word

  1. Ruth says:

    My kids love when I read aloud to them; however, they never look like this! I wish!
    And are those the neighbor’s kids coming in through the window or what?

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