Text 2005 by Martin Waddell. Illustrations 2005 by Barbara Firth. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Inc., Cambridge, MA, on behalf of Walker Books Ltd., London. Read by Sno-Isle Libraries Children's Liaison Bryan Stratton.
At the moment that we persuade a child, any child, to cross that threshold, that magic threshold into a library, we change their lives forever, for the better.