"A perfect reminder to always be on the lookout for magic and wonder. Sometimes, we need those two things the most" (Brightly.com, citing "Books That Teach Kids What It Means to Be a Kind Person").
In this breathtaking jacketed picture book, Neil Gaiman's lyrical poem guides a novice traveler through the enchanted woods of a fairy tale—through lush gardens, a formidable castle, and over a perilous river—to find the way home again.
Illustrated in full color by Charles Vess, Instructions features lush images of mythical creatures, magical landscapes, and canny princesses. Its message of the value of courage, wit, and wisdom makes it a perfect gift.
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short, sweet, wise
A children's book but also good advice for a new graduate, a new writer, a new adult, or an older one. In Neil's own glorious voice, he navigates the magic of daily Faerie life, and he is wise. You will miss Charles Vess' exquisite pictures, but you need to buy the book for that.