As I’ve mentioned in past posts, I am in college pursuing a degree in elementary education. In pursuit of my major, I am required to take many different courses, one of which is a children’s literature course. I’ve been devouring children’s books that bring me back to my childhood and which have reminded me of the many quality lessons these books hold. I made a short list of some of the lessons I’ve deciphered and I hope it encourages you to pick up an old favorite and to cherish its quality and excellence. Enjoy!
1. Sometimes, it’s okay to be curious. (Curious George, H.A. Rey)
3. Never take advantage of a good thing. (Miss Nelson is Missing, Harry Allard and James Marshall)
4. Love is eternal. (The Giving Tree, Shel Silverstein)
6. Lend a helping hand when you can. (Make Way for Ducklings, Robert McCloskey)