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What the dormouse said [electronic resource] : Lessons for Grown-ups from Children's Books. Amy Gash.

Gash, Amy. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781565129061 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2004.

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Summary, etc.: This one-of-a-kind collection reminds weary adults not to lose sight of the values and virtues they learned as kids. Here are over three hundred quotations from over two hundred well-loved children's books, such as Charlotte's Web, Peter Pan, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Eloise, Sounder, Number the Stars, and Goodnight Moon, organized by topic, among them Acceptance, Goodness, Family Woes, and Growing Old. On Silence: "I assure you that you can pick up more information when you are listening than when you are talking."—E. B.White, The Trumpet of the Swan. On Reverence: "Dying's part of the wheel, right there next to being born. . . . Being part of the whole thing, that's the blessing."—Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting.With clever illustrations from Pierre Le-Tan, here is a book to share with a friend or keep by your own bedside. It's the perfect gift for your sister, your mother, your...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Algonquin Books, 2004. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3251 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5333 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
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Genre: Electronic books.

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