“A childhood without books – that would be no childhood. That would be like being shut out from the enchanted place where you can go and find the rarest kind of joy.”
“Everything great that ever happened in this world happened first in somebody’s imagination.”
“I want to write for a readership that can create miracles. Children create miracles when they read. That’s why children need books.”
“You can put things in a book that only children are amused by. You can certainly also have in it things that both children and adults enjoy, but you must never put things in a children’s book that amuse only adults. That would be rude to the child – who is going to read the book.”
Day 6 brings us a delightful vintage book from 1963 called Christmas in Noisy Village. It is written by the wonderful author of the Pippi Longstocking series, Astrid Lindgren; and beautifully illustrated by Ilon Wikland.
This is a story about 7 children who live in a small town of Sweden and the joys that come around the preparation and celebration of Christmas.Continue reading “25 Days – Book 6: Christmas In Noisy Village”