I serendipitously stumbled upon this picture book by Oliver Jeffers a few years ago when my five year old picked it out of a pile of books in the library. She spied an odd bite mark on the back cover and insisted I read it to her.With …
— For you, my fantastically resilient daughters who turn nightmares into dreams
They said to me stay home,
The streets you shall not roam.
They said to me be still,
So others won’t be ill.
So here I sit, home, still and slow.
But inside I feel something grow,