Patricia Polacco

“Grampa took Mary Ellen inside away from the crowd. "Now, child, I am going to show you what my father showed me, and his father before," he said quietly.
He spooned the honey onto the cover of one of her books. "Taste," he said, almost in a whisper. . . .
"There is such sweetness inside of that book too!" he said thoughtfully. "Such things...adventure, knowledge and wisdom. But these things do not come easily. You have to pursue them. Just like we ran after the bees to find their tree, so you must also chase these
things through the pages of a book!

Patricia Polacco, The Bee Tree
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