Children need art and stories and…

“Children need art and stories and poems and music as much as they need love and food and fresh air and play…

… We say, correctly, that every child has a right to food and shelter, to education, to medical treatment, and so on. We must understand that every child has a right to the experience of culture. We must fully understand that without stories and poems and pictures and music, children will starve.”

Philip Pullman

[via Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award]

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