Part 1, Project 1 – Exercise: Getting up to date

Authors and books that I added to the timeline that were written prior to 1950:

Gulliver’s Travels – Jonathan Swift (1726)
Frankenstein – Mary Shelley (1818)
Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens (1838)
A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens (1843)
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – Mark Twain (1876)
Black Beauty – Anna Sewell (1877)
Dracula – Bram Stoker (1897)
The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett (1911)
Just William – Richmal Compton (1922)
The Midnight Folk – John Masefield (1927)
Mary Poppins – EL Travers (1934)
The Box of Delights – John Masefield (1935)
The Magic Faraway Tree – Enid Blyton (1943)
Animal Farm – George Orwell (1945)
Diary of a Young Girl – Anne Frank (1947)

I continued the timeline past 1950 and was surprised at how many books I wanted to include:

Charlotte’s Web – EB White & Garth Wiliams (1952)
Lord of the Flies – William Golding (1954)
Miffy – Dick Bruna (1955)
The Cat in the Hat – Dr Seuss (1957)
Tom’s Midnight Garden – Philippa Pearce (1958)
A Bear Called Paddington – Michael Bond (1958)
James & The Giant Peach – Roald Dahl (1961)
Charlie & The Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl (1964)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar – Eric Carle (1969)
Mog the Forgetful Cat – Judith Ferr (1970)
Mr. Men – Roger Hargreaves (1971)
Watership Down – Richard Adams (1972)
Meg & Mog – Helen Nicholl & Jan Pienkowski (1975)
Dogger – Shirley Hughes (1977)
The Snowman – Raymond Briggs (1978)
Where’s Spot? – Eric Hill (1980)
The B.F.G – Roald Dahl (1982)
The Color Purple – Alice Walker (1982)
Bird Song – Sebastian Faulks (1993)
Horrid Henry – Franscesca Simon & Tony Ross (1994)
A Child called It – Dave Pelzer (1995)
Northern Lights – Philip Pullman (1995)
Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone – JK Rowling (1997)
The Subtle Knife – Philip Pullman (1997)
Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets – JK Rowling (1998)
About A Boy – Nick Hornby (1998)
Chocolat – Joanne Harris (1999)
Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban – JK Rowling (1999)
The Amber Spyglass – Philip Pullman (2000)
Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire – JK Rowling (2000)
Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess (2000)
Room on A Broom – Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler (2001)
Artemis Fowl – Eoin Colfer (2001)
Artemis Fowl; The Arctic Incident – Eoin Colfer (2002)
Private Peaceful – Michael Morpurgo (2003)
Artemis Fowl; The Eternity Code (2003)
Harry Potter & The Order of the Phoenix – JK Rowling (2003)
Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince – JK Rowling (2005)
Artemis Fowl; The Opal Deception – Eoin Colfer (2005)
Hugo Pepper – Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell (2006)
Artemis Fowl; The Lost Colony – Eoin Colfer (2006)
Before I Die – Jenny Downham (2007)
Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows – JK Rowling (2007)
Artemis Fowl; The Time Paradox – Eoin Colfer (2008)
The Knife of Never Letting Go – Patrick Ness (2008)
Billionaire Boy – David Walliams (2010)
Artemis Fowl; The Atlantis Complex – Eoin Colfer (2010)
The Wimpy Kid Do-it-Yourself Book – Jeff Kinney (2011)
Artemis Fowl; The Last Guardian – Eoin Colfer (2012)
City of Shadows – Alex Scarrow (2012)
The Fault In Our Stars – John Green (2013)
Beautiful Creatures – K. Garcia & M.Stohl (2013)

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