Everything I Need to Know I Learned From A Children's Book

Everything I Need to Know I Learned From A Children's Book

Life Lessons From Notable People From All Walks of Life

Book - 2009
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"What children's book changed the way you see the world?"

Anita Silvey asked this question to more than one hundred of our most respected and admired leaders in society, and she learned about the books that shaped financiers, actors, singers, athletes, activists, artists, comic book creators, novelists, illustrators, teachers...

The lessons they recall are inspiring, instructive, and illuminating. And the books they remember resonate as influential reading choices for families. EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED FROM A CHILDREN'S BOOK--with its full color excerpts of beloved children's books, is a treasury and a guide: a collection of fascinating essays and THE gift book of the year for families.

Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, c2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781596433953
Branch Call Number: J 809. 89282 EVE
Characteristics: vii, 233 p. : ill. (chiefly col.)
Additional Contributors: Silvey, Anita


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Jan 30, 2010

Sit down with this big book in your hands; flip open the cover, skip a few pages. You will find: On the left-hand side, an excerpt from a children's book. In a sidebar on the right-hand side, a summary of the book. On the right-hand side, the words of an influential person in society, explaining what this book meant to him/her. Browse through a few; you may rediscover a good book, find some ideas for future reading, or remember that one special book. At the right time, for the right child.

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