June 1, 2013 @ 2:33 pm | Filed under: Books, Picture Book Spotlight
“To be perfectly honest, Ticky,” said Professor John, “I do not care for grandfather clocks as a rule. They are so very tall that one can never look into their faces and see what they are thinking. But your grandfather must be a very special clock, and it is always a good thing to have an ancestor who lives in a castle.”
—The Very Fine Clock by Muriel Spark, illustrated by Edward Gorey (1968)
I’ve been making Primer jokes about the iPad ever since it appeared, but this beats all.
That thing that makes me cry
Borage, waiting for bees
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