After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back up Again by Dan Santat

After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back up Again

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 watche...

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After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back up Again Reviews

  • Christopher
    I can honestly say I loved everything about this book. The artwork, the story, that cereal box aisle - I just loved it all!...
  • Donalyn
    Beautiful and brilliant. ...
  • Betsy
    Sometimes its easy to forget in the midst of all those picture books about farting dogs, night kitchens, and giant dance parties that initially literature for children had a primary purpose: To instruct. Specifically, to instill in young people a clear-cut sense of right and wrong. Learning to read ...
  • Pamela
    Aww.... Such an adorably delightful book!!! A contemporary retelling of the most famous egg in fiction: Humpty Dumpty! Humpty finally gets the happily ever after he so deserves. Reminding us all, young and old alike, that a dream deferred, isn't the end of the world - if we keep on believing and ris...
  • Kate
    I don't know if it's because the world is a messy pile of garbage right now, but this hit me just the right way and gave me a case of tears. ...
  • David Schaafsma
    Each year my family reads all the Goodreads-award-nominated picture books, and we have been doing this for years. Everyone rates each book and adds a comment and it may (or may not) affect my overall rating. This is book #15 of 2017.Tara: 4.5 stars. I loved it! Vert pretty, too.Harry (12): (2.5 star...
  • Calista
    Inspiring! This book lifted my heart up. What happens after Humpty Dumpty fell off that wall. Well he was put back together and he became afraid. When he was on the wall, he was in the light. Now he lived in the shadows of the wall. He missed the light and the birds. Eventually, he builds a paper ai...
  • Manybooks
    Considering that I have thus far not really been all that enamoured of Dan Santat as an illustrator (and actually have found even his Caldecott Hounour winning The Adventures of Beekle quite visually taxing and frustrating), I was indeed more than a bit leery with regard to After the Fall (and that ...
  • Hilary
    Very short story telling how after Humpty had a fall he was scared of high places. He conquered his fear by climbing to the top of the wall again. I didn't like the art work much and I felt the story didn't have much more than a you-can-do-it message. Personally I felt it wasn't a good wall to climb...

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