Text copyright 1988 by Martin Waddell. Illustrations copyright 1988 by Barbara Firth. Reproduced by permission of Candlewick Press, Cambridge, MA, on behalf of Walker Books Ltd., London. Read by Sno-Isle Libraries Librarian, Marilyn LeBlond.
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass.