After the Fall
How Humpty Dumpty Got Back up Again : A StoryBook - 2017
From the New York Times -bestselling creator of The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend comes the inspiring epilogue to the beloved classic nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty.
Everyone knows that when Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But what happened after ?
Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat's poignant tale follows Humpty Dumpty, an avid bird watcher whose favorite place to be is high up on the city wall--that is, until after his famous fall. Now terrified of heights, Humpty can longer do many of the things he loves most.
Will he summon the courage to face his fear?
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) is a masterful picture book that will remind readers of all ages that Life begins when you get back up .
From Library Staff
PoMoLibrary Apr 18, 2018
“Fortunately, all the king’s men managed to put me back together. / Well most of me. / There were some parts that couldn’t be healed with bandages and glue.” Poor Humpty Dumpty’s “Great Fall” is what he is known for. The Fall was an accident that changed Humpty’s life forever, and he struggles wi... Read More »
nmaryann Oct 16, 2017
Humpty Dumpty loves bird watching from the top of the wall, but after his fall the anxiety of heights takes over his thoughts and Humpty isn't able to enjoy life the way he used to. Poor Humpty wont even climb the grocery store ladder for the delicious top-shelf sugar cereals--Rainbow Bites and S... Read More »