Long ago when I waited tables at an up-scale restaurant, this book was kept beneath the hostess stand. The restaurant discouraged children, but for some guests, their children were permitted.
Anyhow, it become a custom on Saturday evenings for me to break out this book and read it to all the tables in my section. It was not uncommon for there to be a chorus line of diners putting their left feet, then their right, etc. as I read aloud to them.
What a tip whore I was! :)
Now, I read this to my children....Continua