Text 2002 by Rick Walton. Illustrations 2002 by Arthur Robins. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Inc.,Cambridge, MA. Read by Sno-Isle Libraries Children's Librarian Mickey Gallagher.
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass.