Love, Death, Magic, and Other Surprising Treasures from the Mouths of Babes
Perigee Books, Paperback, 9780399537554, 111pp.
Publication Date: August 7, 2012
Although she swore she d remember these gems forever, in five minutes they would vanish, never to be heard by human ears again. So she became a covert anthropologist in the underground world of children, and started carefully cataloging them, and has been gracing the Twitterverse with her findings ever since such as:
When I went to the chainsaw store I saw someone with REAL bubble gum.
There's a wolf in my tummy and a porcupine in my bum.
"I don't care about time outs. I only care about my life."
"Who are me?
I love David Bowie. I m going to marry David Bowie.
Preschool Gems is a collection of the most bizarre, hilarious, jaw-dropping things overheard at Leslie's school. By turns sweet, sinister, and naively sincere, these treasures prove that kids are really just miniature people who are weirder and a lot less inhibited than their adult counterparts.