The best-selling author of THE SMALL PLEASURES OF LIFE has done it again - for children! The Day of the Play and Talking Under the Stars are two captivating little books of brief essays celebrating the special pleasures children enjoy - going for a ...
hamburger, being in the school play, doing your homework at the kitchen table, cold weather, buying sweets, the last day of the holidays, and much more. They are quite unlike any other nooks for children and have just the same tone and special charm that caused Philippe Delerm's book for adults to seize the public's imagination, selling 700, 000 copies in France alone. Phillida Gili's charming line drawings punctuate the text.