Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Phrases: The reveal

Since I've had one request -- no, wait, I mean dozens of requests -- for the sources of favorite children's books phrases I wrote about in Going through a phrase, I thought I'd share them.
And the not so tongue-trippingly paraphrased Linda can quote, how about you? is from Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

It's no coincidence that some of the best children's authors ever show up in this list. Judith Viorst, Sandra Boynton, Maurice Sendak, Dr. Seuss, Eric Carle... those are writers who know how to put words together!

Thanks to Tracy for her favorites:
And Sally for these:Anybody else want to join in?