Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Quotes On & From Children's Books

A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest. - C.S. Lewis

Anything can become a children's book if you give it to a child...Children are actually the best (and worst) audience for literature because they have no patience with pretense. - Orson Scott Card

The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it. - Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie

Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.  - The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupery

It's only adults who read the top layers most of the time. I think children read the internal meanings of everything. - Maurice Sendak