January 3, 1898|
Philadelphia, PA, US
|Died||January 11, 1990(aged 92)|
|Notable awards||Book of Honor [clarification needed]|
You must never lose that touch of childishness. You need it if you wish to write for children, if you wish to understand the heart of a child. Children are good, you see. And they expect good.
Children are not only innocent and curious but also optimistic and joyful and essentially happy. They are, in short, everything adults wish they could be.