Thursday, November 19, 2009

Colors and Words




“We are alike in the same ways,” a child once wrote to me. “I like colors and you like colors, I like words and you like words.”

9 comments:

Amy said...

Simple, but profound. Thanks for sharing!

vanessa said...

I love this!

Pececito arcoiris said...

It is amazing how children extract some profound understandings...I love to learn from them.

Jara said...

That's precious Mr. Carle! LOVE sharing your work with our preschool kiddos! We'd love to have you come read to them if you are ever in Ft. Worth, TX!!!!

Mazel said...

My 2 years old loves your "A very hungry caterpillar".
Thanks for all the good books!

(from malaysia)

NewsPhotoGirl said...

That is the sweetest!

Reading said...

If it wasn't already clear that many, many children connect with your books, look at this report: The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a most-read book for first, second, and third graders: http://www.renlearn.com/whatkidsarereading/ !

Monster Librarian said...

That is beautiful, Mr. Carle. You are in such a wonderful place with your talent to reach out to all of us!

Beth H said...

Lovely! That is so sweet & simple, yet so powerful. What a gift you have for connecting with people - across the generations & all over the world!