Saturday November 13th 2010

Thought for the Day

“The funny thing about maps is this:
If you know where you want to go,
they will help you get there.
But if you have no idea where to go,
they may plant the idea in your head of an adventure
you might never have thought of otherwise.”

~ Gail E. Haley

Saturday November 13th 2010*Gail E. Haley

(born 1939) An American author and illustrator, born in Charlotte, North Carolina. She married mathematician Joseph A. Haley in 1959. Her first book, My Kingdom for a Dragon was published in 1962. She won the Caldecott Medal in 1970 for her retelling of African folktale A Story a Story, and the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1976 for The Post Office Cat.

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