So I sat in many writing workshops this past weekend and am amazed at how many times this book came up. I thought to myself, “okay, I’ve been to enough conferences, this is getting old.” Then I shut that cranky brain commentator off and listened. I was astounded at how many more things I could learn about this story! Like how the illustrations actually grow with the momentum of the story! This simple book, this simple classic book, this amazing piece of literature, continued to teach me, when I let myself learn.