Monday, January 18, 2010

All We Really Need to Know...

Miss Rumphius

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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

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Clean up the house when you're through playing.

Cat in the Hat

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

The Story of Ferdinand the Bull

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We're meant to need each other.

Missing May

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Believe in yourself.

The Little Engine That Could

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Best friends are terrific!

Charlotte's Web

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Eat balanced meals.

Bread and Jam for Frances

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There's no place like home.

The Wizard of Oz

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

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

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Don't cross the street without your mother!

Make Way for Ducklings

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Don't open the door to strangers.

Lon Po Po

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

The Chicken Sisters

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Adapt to a new situation.

Don't Laugh, Joe

 

What have you learned from children's books?

picture: Miss Rumphius, by Barbara Cooney

3 comments:

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!