Text 1994 by Sam McBratney. Illustrations 1994 Anita Jeram. Reproduced by permission of Candlwick 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.