A Sneetch is a Sneetch and Other Philosophical Discoveries Finding Wisdom in Children's Literature, by Wartenberg, Thomas E.
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- ISBN: 9780470656785 | 0470656786
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 4/29/2013
This warm and charming volume casts a spell on adult readers as it unveils the philosophical wisdom contained in a wealth of children's picture books, from Dr Seuss's Sneetches to William Steig's Shrek! . A unique introduction to philosophy in its use of children's books as a starting point for philosophical discussion Helps parents understand the profound issues explored in children's books Accessible and multi-layered, it enhances adults' knowledge of key philosophical traditions Provides parents with a practical starting point for discussing philosophical issues with their children Each chapter includes illustrations commissioned especially for this book