of my experience as Mother —
if you lay my 5 sons end to end,
that’s 90 years’ worth, even if much of it is
the Clarity of Hindsight.
about going off to sleep.
You get to color all the pictures yourself,
and there’s instructions in the back
for making the lead character from a pair of socks.
If you prefer,
“The Felting Needle: Further Fantasies”
tells how to make him from wool.
We are delighted to find that (among others) pre-adolescent girls are captivated by this book.