Text copyright 1996 by Sam McBratney. Illustrations copyright 1996 by Ivan Bates. Reproduced by permission of Candlewick Press, Cambridge, MA, on behalf of Walker Books Ltd., London. Read by Sno-Isle Libraries Children's Librarian Mickey Gallagher
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.