Fb2 What the Dormouse Said: Lessons for Grownups from Children's Books ePub
by Pierre Le-Tan,Judith Viorst,Amy Gash
|Category:||History and Criticism|
|Author:||Pierre Le-Tan,Judith Viorst,Amy Gash|
|Publisher:||Algonquin Books; 1st edition (January 10, 1999)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1710 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1388 kb|
|Digital formats:||lrf lit lrf docx|
What the Dormouse Said is the first book to bring together worldly wisdom from more than two hundred . Being a librarian and loving children's books as I do, I thought I could find some lasting use for these little quotes.
Being a librarian and loving children's books as I do, I thought I could find some lasting use for these little quotes. Only a few quotes grab me by the collar or timidly touch my lapels. There are a few golden goodies, but most of the quotations come from books unknown to me.
Lessons for Grown-ups from Children’s Books. Collected by AMY GASH. Illustrations by PIERRE LE-TAN Foreword by JUDITH VIORST. Algonquin books of chapel hill. LONG AFTER LITERATURE for adults has gone to pieces, books for children will continue to constitute the last vestige of storytelling, logic, faith in the family, in God, and in real humanism. are highly serious people. We write not only for children but also for their parents. They, too, are serious children. Stories for Children, ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER, 1984. Foreword by Judith Viorst
What the Dormouse Said book. There are wonderful illustrations by Pierre Le-Tan interspersed throughout the book.
What the Dormouse Said book. I read many of the books quoted in What the Dormouse Said as a child, more of them as an adult, and have discovered many titles that were new to me that I will seek out in the future. It’s a delightful book for anyone who enjoys children’s literature.
Pierre Le-Tan has illustrated many books for children and adults. His work has appeared in leading magazines and newspapers, including the New Yorker, GQ, Glamour, the Atlantic Monthly, and Rolling Stone. Judith Viorst is the author of twenty-five books, including Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day and the New York Times best-seller Necessary Losses. She lives in Washington, .
Thank you Amy Gash, for creating this beautiful volume of quotes from children's books and that include everyone! It is also a great tribute to th. .
Thank you Amy Gash, for creating this beautiful volume of quotes from children's books. It's a real treat to revisit the classics through the poignant quotes in this book. This book is at the top of my gift-giving list! Brilliant idea, beautifully executed. Published by Thriftbooks and that include everyone! It is also a great tribute to the writing talents of children's authors. This attractive little treasure is my gift of choice for the holidays, I am giving it to teachers and anyone I know who works with children or is young at heart.
What the Dormouse Said Lessons for Grown ups from Children's Books.
What the Dormouse Said: Lessons for Grown-Ups From Children's Books,'' collected by Amy Gash
'We should never grow so old, or change so much, that we cannot find room in our hearts for the wisdom of children's books,'' writes Judith Viorst acutely in her foreword to a charming new anthology of quotations, ''What the Dormouse Said: Lessons for Grown-Ups From Children's Books,'' collected by Amy Gash. Wisdom may not be the outstanding quality of these 10 books, arranged approximately according to their level of sophistication. But I found them by turns touching,.
What the Dormouse Said. Lessons for Grown-ups from Children's Books. Illustrated by Pierre Le-Tan. Foreword by Judith Viorst. This one-of-a-kind collection reminds weary adults not to lose sight of the values and virtues they learned as kids.