Open House for Butterflies’ Zen-ish Wisdom

One of our favorite books as kids remains A Hole Is to Dig, A Dictionary of First Definitions, a brilliant wise collaboration by the great Ruth Krauss and Maurice Sendak. We only recently discovered Open House for Butterflies originally published in 1960. It is indeed a treasure full of charmingly philosophical, zen-ish, in-the-moment wisdom, perfect for kids AND grownups (And a curiously great house gift). 

This is good both to go to sleep to, and to wake up to…

Ruth Krauss as illustrated by Maurice Sendak

Ruth Krauss as illustrated by Maurice Sendak

…Here’s a couple of helpful reminders from A Hole Is to Dig:

A Hole is to Dig

A Hole is to Dig

A Hole is to Dig

A Hole is to Dig

Read more of  Open House for Butterflies at Brain Pickings 

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