Monday, March 26, 2007

My life as The Big Orange Splot.

"Our street is us and we are it.
Our street is where we like to be, and it looks like all our dreams."


When I was just a wee lass this was my favorite book. It is the first book that I remember reading over and over again after I first learned how to sound out words.
The story is all about being an individual in a world full of sameness and how diversity is OK.
I just ordered a copy of the book for a friend's little girl who is getting to be the age where I think she will appreciate it. (You can get it on Amazon for next to nothing)

I guess what I am trying to say is; if you have a child in your life that is just learning to read, or that enjoys books with big bright pictures, this is a great one! I highly recommend it.

Just looking at the cover makes me get a little misty. Where does the time go?

2 comments:

Deb H said...

Weird, I don't remember this book at all.

I've posted your new little neck purses!

MJAPA said...

Really??? Weird. I got it from someone as a gift. It is actually one of the very few things from childhood that I managed to hang on to! My copy is really old and beat up, but I hung on to it! :-)
I used to go over it again and again. I had it memorized.

 

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