Tuesday, March 27, 2012

“'So please, oh please, we beg, we pray,
Go throw your TV set away,
and in its place you can install a lovely bookshelf on the wall.

Then fill the shelves with lots of books, Ignoring all the dirty looks,
The screams and yells, the bites and kicks,
And children hitting you with sticks --
Fear not, because we promise you
That, in about a week or two
Of having nothing else to do,
They'll now begin to feel the need
Of having something good to read.'”  
--Oompa Loompa song in Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
by Roald Dahl
author of the following titles (and many more)

1 comment:

  1. love, Love, LOVE this quote!!!! Oh, that parents would heed it.