From New York Times bestselling author and beloved creator William Joyce, a tender tribute to books and the lasting power of story. Morris Lessmore loved words. He loved stories. He loved books. But every story has its upsets. With one gust of wind, Morris Lessmore’s world is shifted. ... read more
“Morris Lessmore loved words. He loved stories. He loved books. His life was a book of his own writing, one orderly page after another. He would open it every morning and write of his joys and sorrows, of all that he knew and everyting that he hoped for. But every story has its upsets.”
“Morris tried to keep the books in some sort of order, but they always mixed themselves up. The tragedies needed cheering up and would visit with the comedies. The encyclopedias, weary of facts, would relax with the comic books and fictions. All in all it was an agreeable jumble.”
“Everyone's story matters, said Morris”
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