” Each child brings so much joy and hope into the world, and that is reason enough for being here. As you grow older, you will contribute something else to this world, and only you can discover what that is. “


” Read a lot, live your life, and listen and watch, so that your mind fills up with millions of images. “


” Young children are naturally so philosophical. They ask: ‘What is real? What is truth?’ They have to learn it, they don’t automatically know it. To them, it’s a game. You can study this for years in college, and yet you probably asked it when you were four or five years old. “


” I cannot just write a frivolous book, a la-di-da book. Everything isn’t la-di-da. There is something that’s going to pull you up short. I want to reassure young readers. I want to comfort them, to not fear the unexpected. “


” Every character is asking: ‘What’s my place? Why am I here? I don’t want the answer to be ‘Just because.’ You find your own purpose. Each finds the reason to be here and how to contribute. “



All 5 Sharon Creech Quotes about You in picture


Each child brings so much joy and hope into the world, and that is reason enough for being here. As you grow older, you will contribute something else to this world, and only you can discover what that is.
Read a lot, live your life, and listen and watch, so that your mind fills up with millions of images.


Young children are naturally so philosophical. They ask:
I cannot just write a frivolous book, a la-di-da book. Everything isn
Every character is asking:
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