Friday, September 17, 2010
The other night my exhausted, over-worked
husband told my son they would skip the
nightly reading of Frindle. Instead, my
boy could read whatever he wanted by
He chose Jubal's Wish, a picture book
long since moved to his little brother's
room read it that night and has referred
back to it for several days now in his
preferred reading posture-on floor with
feet rhythmically kicking and often lifting
and let fall some large object or small
piece of furniture.
What appeals to him about this book and
how can I find others he would gladly
choose to read? I talked to him about
this and still don't know.
Me: Why do you like Jubal's Wish?
Him: I love the music that might go with it.
Me: What's the music that might go with it?
Him: (hums new tune for a minute) That's
I often wonder about my boy
and synesthesia. What senses
do books engage for him?
Too many perhaps? Or is
there a way to make extra
perceptions work with
As usual, I have more
questions than answers
and welcome your experiences.
Did I do well in dreaming
up this blog?
"Dreams and wishes,
wishes and dreams,
you never know how
they'll turn out"
posts alerted me that this
week is Book Blogger
Fellow book bloggers,
I appreciate you.