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Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children’s Book: Life Lessons from Notable People from All Walks of Life

Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children’s Book: Life Lessons from Notable People from All Walks of Life

Age Level:
Adult
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2009

In her introduction, Silvey asserts that “Children’s Books change lives. [This book] provides insight into how they do this.” The organization suggests how books have touched people (e.g. in career later choice or developing a deeper understanding). An excerpt, a bit of background, and the cover of each book discussed are included with each essay. Contributors represent a wide range of fields from science to business to well known children’s book creators. This fascinating glimpse at the power of literature is sure to inspire, intrigue, and inform.

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