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Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children's Book - Anita Silvey
Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children's Book
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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,... show more
"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.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781596433953 (1596433957)
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Pages no: 233
Edition language: English
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4.0 Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children's Book: Life Lessons from Notable People from All Walks of Life
fun and insightful to learn about the impact of reading and children's literature on children and adults.
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5.0 Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children's Book
My 9th grade history teacher had a poster in her classroom that had things from this book on it. It was an enjoyable, nostalgic read.
Kaethe
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Four stars even though I didn't bother to read it, because it strikes me as an excellent reference book, particularly for those who don't read a lot of children's books.
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Why: A friend who used to be a children's librarian said, "I just wanted to let you know that [this book:] was an interesting read. I say interesting because it had an unusual cast of characters from Ann Tyler (we all know what I think of her) to Anita Silvey (former book editor). Interesting also ...
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