Read After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) Online Free - From the New York Times–bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend comes the inspiring epilogue to the beloved classic nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty.
Everyone knows that when Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But what happened after?
Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat's poignant tale follows Humpty Dumpty, an avid bird watcher whose favorite place to be is high up on the city wall―that is, until after his famous fall. Now terrified of heights, Humpty can longer do many of the things he loves most.
Will he summon the courage to face his fear?
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) is a masterful picture book that will remind readers of all ages that Life begins when you get back up.
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August 31, 2017
Sometimes its easy to forget in the midst of all those picture books about farting dogs, night kitchens, and giant dance parties that initially literature for children had a primary purpose: To instruct. Specifically, to instill in young people a clear-cut sense of right and wrong. Learning to re...
August 27, 2017
Beautiful and brilliant.
October 03, 2017
I don't know if it's because the world is a messy pile of garbage right now, but this hit me just the right way and gave me a case of tears.
October 05, 2017
I can honestly say I loved everything about this book. The artwork, the story, that cereal box aisle - I just loved it all!
April 16, 2017
What a funny, thoughtful book about fear and anxiety as well as resilience. Santat always knocks it out of the park when it comes to the art (you'll love the color choices on the pages where Humpty is shopping for cereal), and his tales are sensitive without losing their sense of humor.
October 18, 2017
ONE OF *THE* BEST PICTURE BOOKS OF LATE!
...All the king's horses and all the king's men
Couldn't put Humpty together again.Or, so the nursery rhyme goes.🤴🐴
In this tale (oh, the🥚🦅puns it lends itself to), Humpty apprises readers that the king's men were able to put him back together; only, "[t]here...
October 13, 2017
This book belongs on the bookshelves of every child.
What a beautiful story of overcoming fear.
June 25, 2017
Unexpected, and oh so good! From the illustrations with humor and heart, to the story that will have everyone cheering for Humpty, this story is sure to be a win with kids.
September 30, 2017
Everyone one knows about the story of Humpty Dumpty and how he sat on a wall and then had a great fall. He is well known due to a popular nursery rhyme. Santat added more to the story by incorporating what Humpty Dumpty learned from the fall.
The King's men were able to put Humpty Dumpty back toge...
September 07, 2017
This follow-up to the classic nursery rhyme is a perfect picture book to use when teaching about Growth Mindset and perseverance. The pictures are perfectly representative of the changing mood of the story, and the text is simple enough for the youngest students while the message is deep enough f...