13 April 2009

The World is an Ocean Full of Paper Boats

N.D. Wilson explains why he writes books for children:
...I have children, I love children, and imaginations need food. The world is big. The world is wonderful. But it is also terrifying. It is an ocean full of paper boats. For many children, the only nobility, the only joy, the only strength and sacrifice that they see firsthand comes in fiction. Even when children have plenty of joy in their lives, good stories reinforce it....

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