Wise Words From the Author Who Guided Us Up the Mountain

May 16, 2008

The Daddy Mountain, that is.  The author who taught George how to bark, sort-of.  The author who taught us how to handle a missing bear.  Wise words from one of our stranded-on-a-desert-island faves, Jules Feiffer.

"Artists can color the sky red because they know it is blue." -- Jules Feiffer



From the Parents

  • Parent # 1

    I am not entirely sure if I fully grasp the meaning of this quote and how it applies to art and children. I'd love some clarification re: the what this means.

    over a year ago


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