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Rosemary Wells

  • The only books that work are those which fly through the air — the ones you let happen, not make happen.

    • Rosemary Wells,
    • in William Zinsser, ed., Worlds of Childhood: The Art and Craft of Writing for Children ()
  • The characters in a children's book must reach into the heart of the reader on page one. Emotional content is the main reason a child and a parent will go back to a book again and again.

    • Rosemary Wells,
    • in William Zinsser, ed., Worlds of Childhood: The Art and Craft of Writing for Children ()

Rosemary Wells, U.S. children's writer

(1943)