the Curious Penguin discovers Books

I love books. I love warm colors. I’ve got a few art projects in the long-term works, but my penguin pet is just too much fun not to take a break for sometimes!

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Some new little members of my Library

“No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally – and often far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.” ― C.S. Lewis

It really is quite true, you know. Children’s literature is probably the hardest form of writing, for it is not the pursuit of simplifying life as much as possible– rather, it is the art of instilling deep truths into small minds without overwhelming them with flowery language and long philosophical expoundations. Einstein once remarked that if you cannot explain something to a six-year-old, you do not understand the thing yourself. That is the aim of study, I think: to have such a grasp of a concept that you can explain it succinctly.

Now, these are two of my newest Library-members. Aren’t they darling? IMG_7304