Monday, January 18, 2010

All We Really Need to Know...

Miss Rumphius

Say hello to a big fan of children's literature. When I came across this the other day, I knew I had to share it. Enjoy...


All We Really Need to Know We Learn from Children's Books


Do something to make the world more beautiful.

Miss Rumphius


Clean up the house when you're through playing.

Cat in the Hat


You don't have to fight if you don't want to.

The Story of Ferdinand the Bull


We're meant to need each other.

Missing May


Believe in yourself.

The Little Engine That Could


Best friends are terrific!

Charlotte's Web


Eat balanced meals.

Bread and Jam for Frances


There's no place like home.

The Wizard of Oz


Don't go uninvited into other people's yards.

The Tale of Peter Rabbit


Don't cross the street without your mother!

Make Way for Ducklings


Don't open the door to strangers.

Lon Po Po


You don't have to be perfect at everything you do.

The Chicken Sisters


Adapt to a new situation.

Don't Laugh, Joe


What have you learned from children's books?

picture: Miss Rumphius, by Barbara Cooney


Heidi said...

I love Miss Rumphius! :)

Did you ever have the Struwelpeter read to you? We won't talk about all that you learn in that book! :) But actually as a child rather loved the gruesome lessons in that book.

Nicole said...

That is SO cute!

Debbie said...

Well I won't tell you specifically what I have learned, but the boys are currently reading the Diary For a Whimpy Kid books...'nuf said.
Love ya!