3 Quotes – Mark Haddon


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Mark Haddon, British writer, illustrator

born:
September 26, 1962 in Northampton, England, UK

known for (among others):
Agent Z and the Penguin from Mars, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

web site:  http://markhaddon.com/

 

Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well.
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Use your imagination, and you’ll see that even the most narrow, humdrum lives are infinite in scope if you examine them with enough care.
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Writing for children is bloody difficult; books for children are as complex as their adult counterparts, and they should therefore be accorded the same respect.

 

Which is your favourite quote by Mark Haddon?  🙂


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15 thoughts on “3 Quotes – Mark Haddon

  1. The last quote is very true. One would think that because children’s books usually require less words and pages that it would be simple to put one quickly together 🙂

  2. This one spoke loudly to me.”Use your imagination, and you’ll see that even the most narrow, humdrum lives are infinite in scope if you examine them with enough care.”

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