C.S.Lewis: “When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.”
“The good ones last”
I am almost inclined to set it up as a canon that a children’s story which is enjoyed only by children is a bad children’s story. The good ones last. –C.S. Lewis
Is it a Classic?
What do you think the qualities of a classic book are? Is there anything the stories have in common? Is it something about the characters? Or is it what they give to their readers?