Conversations, VOLUME 8

Sarah Lyons – Why Adults Can Read Whatever They Want

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WildThings

 

Reason 4: It stretches your imagination.

When else do you get the excuse to do this as an adult, unless you’re daydreaming at work? Books with elaborate pictures and backgrounds have always captivated me. But besides these, stories for children are much more likely to mix different genres. If you tend to read a lot of the same thing, this might be a gentle push into trying something new.

 

 

Suggestions:

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by Shel Silverstein
(Harper & Row, 1974)
 
 
 
 
 
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by Ellen Raskin
(Puffin Modern Classics, 2004)
 
 
 
 
 
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by Madeleine L’Engle
FSG Books, 1963
 
 
 
 
 
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by Norton Juster
(Bullseye Books, 1988)
 
 
 
 
 

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One Comment

  1. Great stuff Sarah. There are fantastic children’s books out there that appeal across ages. Thanks for putting this together!