Publication Date: October 2002
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What is courage? Certainly it takes courage for a firefighter to rescue someone trapped in a burning building, but there are many other kinds of courage too. Everyday kinds that normal, ordinary people exhibit all the time, like being the first to make up after an argument,” or going to bed without a nightlight.” Bernard Waber explores the many varied kinds of courage and celebrates the moments, big and small, that bring out the hero in each of us.
Bernard Waber was the beloved author of more than thirty books for young readers, including Courage, Ira Sleep Over, and The Mouse That Snored. With the publication of The House on East 88th Street in 1963, his Lyle the Crocodile became a mainstay of children s literature, and the adventures of this endearing reptile were featured in numerous books. Because of their honesty, their bravery, and their tremendous heart, his stories and illustrations have been beloved by generations of children