“La leggenda del paese dove nascono le parole” - “The legend of the country where the words are born”
published by Feltrinelli Kids
second edition 2023
written by Michela Guidi
paperback - p. 64
But how, are the words that choose children? Don’t you go to school to learn to choose and write the words correctly? In this book we will find that school is about making beautiful words, but only children and people’s hearts can make them happy. In class, Petra gets up one morning and asks: “Sorry teacher, but where do words come from?”. The teacher then opens her eyes, observes all the children and whispers: “Apparently you want me to tell you about the legendary Valblabla, the cradle of all words. It is a secret of which only a few are aware, but you, wisely, have sensed its existence and therefore deserve to know its history.