If I had my way... there wouldn't be a single lion or tiger in captivity anywhere in the world. They never take to it. They're never happy. They never settle down... You can see it in their eyes.

— Hugh Lofting

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I make no claim to be an authority on writing or illustrating for children.


There has always been a tendency to classify children almost as a distinct species.


The fact that I have been successful merely means that I can write and illustrate in my own way.