Text copyright 2004 Sam McBratney. Illustrations copyright 2004 Anita Jeram. Reproduced by permission of Candlewick Press, Cambridge, MA, on behalf of Walker books Ltd., London. Read by Sno-Isle Libraries Children's Librarian, Jennifer Sullivan.
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.