“Never go into the deep parts of the forest, for there are many dangers there, both dark and bright, and they will ensnare your soul.”
Never outgrow soot sprites, forgotten names, giant babies, and water dragons.
Which movies have you never outgrown?
Tori had packed her Scrabble game and her journal where she kept her word collection. She was going to be a poet when she grew up. That’s why she got excited over words like juniper, applesauce, and dribble.–Piper Reed, Navy Brat by Kimberly Willis Holt
The sky darkened, and a low rumbling sound was heard in the air. There was a rushing of many wings; a great chattering and laughing; and the sun came out of the dark sky to show the Wicked Witch surrounded by a crowd of monkeys, each with a pair of immense and powerful wings on his shoulders.–The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
“Let your boys test their wings. They may not be eagles, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t soar free.”
–Byways Book 1: On Your Marks by C. J. Milbrandt
Never outgrow poppy fields, emerald cities, magic shoes, and flying monkeys.
Which fantasy worlds have you never outgrown?
Susannah crumpled at Barnaby’s feet and clutched his knee.
“I know I always give you a hard time and have pretty much been the worst sister ever, but you know I love you, right?”
“What’s wrong with you? Are you sick?”
–Barnaby Brown and the Glass Sea by E. B. Dawson
One of Hunter’s favorite hobbies is stealing my phone and changing my text alerts to annoying songs. Somehow he always manages to find a song that’s more annoying than the last.
–My Life as a Potato by Arianne Costner
“Please let this work,” she prayed, as she did with every trial. About a year ago, she’d realized that God didn’t seem to be listening to her, but that didn’t matter. She’d keep praying until he did.
–This Pain Inside by Hannah Heath
Never outgrow bottomless carpetbags, flight by umbrella, teaspoons of sugar, and travel by portrait.
Which characters have you never outgrown?