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All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten: Uncommon Thoughts On Common Things by  Robert Fulghum - Hardcover - from Good Deals On Used Books and Biblio.co.uk

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All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten: Uncommon Thoughts On Common Things

by Fulghum, Robert

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Villard Books. Hardcover. 0394571029 Item in good condition. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc... . Good.

Fifteen years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo--a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. Now, seven million copies later, Fulghum returns to the book that was embraced around the world. He has written a new preface and twenty-five essays, which add even more potency to a common, though no less relevant, piece of wisdom: that the most basic aspects of life bear its most important opportunities. Here Fulghum engages us with musings on life, death, love, pain, joy, sorrow, and the best chicken-fried steak in the continental U.S.A. The little seed in the Styrofoam cup offers a reminder about our own mortality and the delicate nature of life . . . a spider who catches (and loses) a full-grown woman in its web one fine morning teaches us about surviving catastrophe . . . the love story of Jean-Francois Pilatre and his hot air balloon reminds us to be brave and unafraid to "fly" . . . life lessons hidden in the laundry pile . . . magical qualities found in a box of crayons . . . hide-and-seek vs. sardines--and how these games relate to the nature of God. All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten is brimming with the very stuff of life and the significance found in the smallest details. In the years that have passed since the first publication of this book that touched so many with its simple, profound wisdom, Robert Fulghum has had some time to ponder, to reevaluate, and to reconsider. And here are those fresh thoughts on classic topics, right alongside the wonderful new essays.Perhaps in today's chaotic, more challenging world, these essays on life will resonate even deeper--as readers discover how universal insights can be found in ordinary events.From the Trade Paperback edition.




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On Jun 27 2007, caedmon said:
  "If youre the type of person that likes to read about thoughts, this is the book for you. Robert Fulghum will take you to a place where most people fear to even wander - the inner child's head. It will make you laugh, go "ahhh" and it will even hit a nerve or two. "

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