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...
November 20, 2017
Each year my family reads all the Goodreads-award-nominated picture books, and we have been doing this for years. Everyone rates each book and adds a comment and it may (or may not) affect my overall rating. This is book #15 of 2017.
Tara: 4.5 stars. I loved it! Vert pretty, too.
Harry (12): (2.5 s...
January 17, 2018
Inspiring! This book lifted my heart up. What happens after Humpty Dumpty fell off that wall. Well he was put back together and he became afraid. When he was on the wall, he was in the light. Now he lived in the shadows of the wall. He missed the light and the birds. Eventually, he builds a paper...
August 27, 2017
Beautiful and brilliant.
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!
November 30, 2017
Aww.... Such an adorably delightful book!!! A contemporary retelling of the most famous egg in fiction: Humpty Dumpty!
Humpty finally gets the happily ever after he so deserves. Reminding us all, young and old alike, that a dream deferred, isn't the end of the world - if we keep on believing and...
November 06, 2017
This book is wonderful in every way.
Would pair very nicely with The Red Tree.
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 09, 2017
Kind of impossible to talk about this book without giving anything away. I will just say this. I read a LOT of picture books. I often find books that touch an emotional nerve or inspire a sense of awe or make me laugh out loud. I am amazed at the calibre of titles that continue to be published. B...
January 05, 2018
***Rated by my son***