Books in Paris

Okay.  I must make a confession.   I am a complete book-a-holic.  I have way too many and still – crave more.  Nothing thrills me more than a good book.

 I went into this quirky little bookshop.
The bookshop owner was British and such a delight.  And I found two great old books – “Education Through Art” by Herbert Read (so excited about this book!) and “Summerhill: A Radical Approach to Child Rearing” by A.S. Neill.
The Herbert Read book goes into the temperaments and expression.  He discusses perceptive types and how to use early drawings to differentiate those types.  Oh my word – dessert for the book-a-holic!
I am feeling better.  I am being very unwise and have been out and about today – despite respiratory issues.  But then,  Paris bookshops have a way of giving me that extra boost of energy!

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  1. Greetings from another book-a-holic! 🙂

  2. Anonymous says:

    Are you still in Paris? Are you well? Have you been to Shakespeare and Co??? The best bookshop in the world. Opposite Notre Dame.
    (This is my first visit to your blog – I love it)
    Corinne

  3. Faigie says:

    I just found your blog and I see I have alot in common with you.I also started teaching preschool knowing nothing (I haven’t taught in years but went on to get a graduate degree from Bank Street..have you heard of it?)I am married almost 30 yrs…my husband is a lawyer (thought he doesn’t work as one)I looove art (especially kids art which is why I love Reggio)I am not a dancer though and hate flying…but I also love books and read sumerhill years ago. From what I remember I loved it.hows the education thru art book, sounds interesting.

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