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Why You Should Read Children's Books, Even Though You Are So Old and Wise, Hardback Book

Why You Should Read Children's Books, Even Though You Are So Old and Wise Hardback

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An unmissable essay on the importance of children's literature by the bestselling and award-winning author, Katherine Rundell. 'Rundell is the real deal, a writer of boundless gifts and extraordinary imaginative power whose novels will be read, cherished and reread long after most so-called "serious" novels are forgotten' - ObserverKatherine Rundell - Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and prize-winning author of five novels for children - explores how children's books ignite, and can re-ignite, the imagination; how children's fiction, with its unabashed emotion and playfulness, can awaken old hungers and create new perspectives on the world.

This delightful and persuasive essay is for adult readers.

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