” I tell ‘Hansel and Gretel’ stories about heroic children who are lost in a world that seems friendly at first, and then isn’t. “


” As an author, you think you know where the good parts and the bad parts are. And then you read to a group of children, and you learn when you’re boring them, and you hurry through those sections to get to the parts where they’re interested again. You start to get a sense of your story’s rhythm and flow. “


” Folklore has a moral center to it. Folklore is always, always, always on the side of the underdog, and children have a natural instinct towards justice. They feel indignation at needless cruelty and wistfulness about acts of mercy and kindness. “


” When I was a child, I wanted to be important. “



All 4 Laura Amy Schlitz Quotes about Child in picture


I tell
As an author, you think you know where the good parts and the bad parts are. And then you read to a group of children, and you learn when you
Folklore has a moral center to it. Folklore is always, always, always on the side of the underdog, and children have a natural instinct towards justice. They feel indignation at needless cruelty and wistfulness about acts of mercy and kindness.
When I was a child, I wanted to be important.

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