I love re-discovering classics and introducing them to my sons (I'm also particularly excited that my youngest won't be able to destroy this, considering it's a board book!) This 1964 classic captures a little boy's desire to learn a new skill, accompanied by his trusted pal. I can't help but to think about how ahead of its time this book was, featuring a little Black boy and his Black family in a non-"exceptional" sort of way that is more likely to be promoted than a book chronicling the everyday magic of childhood. This book is such a spectacular addition to any library!
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