The Stories Behind the Stories: The Remarkable True Tales Behind Your Favorite Kid's Books (Hardcover)

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Entertaining . . . A lovely keepsake celebrating books that remain key parts of childhood for people all around the world.--Foreword Reviews

Did you know that the Very Hungry Caterpillar was originally just a fat worm named Willi? Or that the author of Charlotte's Web hatched real spiders on top of his dresser? In The Stories Behind the Stories, you'll hear the incredible behind-the-scenes tales of twenty-nine beloved children's classics. Discover the childhood inspiration behind Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the original name of Curious George, the mysterious origin of Mother Goose, and what happened when Maurice Sendak told his editor he couldn't draw wild horses (spoiler alert: he drew wild things instead). It's a celebration of children's literature, and you're invited



Product Details
ISBN: 9781638190417
ISBN-10: 1638190410
Publisher: Bushel & Peck Books
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2021
Pages: 96
Language: English