Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children's Literature as an Adult


Bruce Handy
Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children's Literature as an Adult Author Event (Literature)
Wednesday August 16, 2017 7:00 PM

Author Bruce Handy revisits children's classics and explores the back stories of their creators. It's a profound, eye-opening experience to re-encounter books that you once treasured after decades apart. A clear-eyed love letter to the greatest children's books and authors that will bring back fond memories for readers of all ages, along with a few surprises.

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