To Ride A Butterfly - First Edition Children's Books - Vintage Child Book, Literacy, Reading Is Fundamental, Barbara Bush

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To Ride a Butterfly by various authors celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Reading Is Fundamental and raised funds for literacy programs.

Edited by Nancy Larrick and Wendy Lamb. Letter from Barbara Bush. 1991, first edition. Bantam Doubleday Dell.

"Don't be like the two caterpillars who were crawling along on the ground when a butterfly flew over them. And one caterpillar said to the other, "You'll never catch me going up on one of those." But I'll ride a butterfly any day. And I hope you will too." - Madeleine L'Engle, Smith College Commencement Address

To Ride a Butterfly is an anthology of excellent short stories, poems, pictures, and songs by 52 award-winning authors and illustrators published to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Reading Is Fundamental (RIF). The book includes a letter from the late First Lady and literacy advocate Barbara Bush, and an introduction by the Chairman and President of RIF. Proceeds from sales of the book went to RIF.

Among the writers and illustrators:

Tomie dePaola
Aileen Fisher
Tom Glazer
Lillian Hoban
Karla Kuskin
Ann McGovern
Patricia McKissack
Eve Merriam
Patricia Polacco
Peter Spier
John Steptow
Rosemary Wells
Nancy Willard
Jane Yolen
Charlotte Zolotow

Condition*: Very Good/Very Good. The clear laminate on the cover boards is loose along the spine, as pictured.

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