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 and award-winning author and illustrator 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 av...

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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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Carrie Gelson
    Kind of impossible to talk about this book without giving anything away. I will just say this. I read a LOT of picture books. I often find books that touch an emotional nerve or inspire a sense of awe or make me laugh out loud. I am amazed at the calibre of titles that continue to be published. But ...
  • jendlo
    ONE OF *THE* BEST PICTURE BOOKS OF LATE!...All the king's horses and all the king's menCouldn't put Humpty together again.Or, so the nursery rhyme goes.🤴🐴In this tale (oh, the🥚🦅puns it lends itself to), Humpty apprises readers that the king's men were able to put him back...
  • Danielle
    This book is wonderful in every way. Would pair very nicely with The Red Tree. ...
  • Samantha
    Genius. A great story about dealing with the aftermath of an incident that profoundly affects your life. In this case, readers get a look at how Humpty Dumpty dealt with the aftermath of his fall from the wall. I really appreciated the way that after Humpty Dumpty was physically put back together re...
  • Kristen
    So I read this to a group of 1st and 2nd graders today and was surprised by how emotional it made me. "When we fall, we get back up," I said at the end, with a crack in my voice and maybe a tear in my eye. There's something really powerful about this message and I think adults benefit from this mess...

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