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“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.”
C.S. Lewis

Maurice Sendak
“And now," cried Max, "let the wild rumpus start!”
Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are

Madeleine L'Engle
“You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.”
Madeleine L'Engle

Ray Bradbury
“Don't think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It's self-conscious and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can't "try" to do things. You simply "must" do things.”
Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury
“The magic is only in what books say, how they stitched the patches of the universe together into one garment for us.”
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

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