Category Archives: 20th Century

The Little Prince

“People have forgotten this truth,” the fox said. “But you mustn’t forget it. You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed. You’re responsible for your rose.” From The Little Prince Written and Illustrated by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944) First published in 1943 Today … Continue reading

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The Giant Jam Sandwich

The village bus, they all agreed, Would spoil the fields of Farmer Seed. So eight fine horses pulled the bread To where the picnic cloth was spread. From The Giant Jam Sandwich Story and pictures by John Vernon Lord and … Continue reading

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Lines and Squares

And the little bears growl to each other, “He’s mine, As soon as he’s silly and steps on a line.” From the poem “Lines and Squares,” by A.A. Milne Today we are reading… “Lines and Squares,” and other poems from … Continue reading

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