but why is this notion of childrens books (and cartoons) being good for adults so captivating? it is because of the equally true converse notion that children can often appreciate the the real world (the adult world) better than adults
"The phenomenon of old age wherein childhood memories return with ever-increasing clarity while great stretches of the prime of life vanish into obscurity is the nub of Wild Strawberries."
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  • Grimm's Fairy Tales
  • Book of Nonsense (Edward Lear)
  • A Great Big Ugly Man Came Up And Tied His Horse To Me (Wallace Tripp)
  • Marguerite Go Wash Your Feet (Wallace Tripp)
  • Wacky Wednesday (Theo Lesieg)
  • The Cat In The Hat (Dr. Seuss)
  • The Doubtful Guest (Edward Gorey)
  • The Gashlycrumb Tinies: Or, After the Outing (Edward Gorey)
  • Ulysses (James Joyce)

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