After the Fall

After the Fall

How Humpty Dumpty Got Back up Again

Book - 2017
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After falling off the wall, Humpty Dumpty is very afraid of climbing up again, but is determined not to let fear stop him from being close to the birds
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781626726826
1626726825
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm

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jcljessicaj Aug 30, 2019

What happens to Humpty Dumpty after his great fall? He's afraid. But this story isn't about his fear, it's about him overcoming it little by little until he can fly!

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klkm8f
Aug 05, 2019

Beautifully written and illustrated book! I've read this to my 4 and 2 year old and they both sit in silence, intrigued by it. A great book with a great message about overcoming your fears and perseverance.

AnaGM May 10, 2019

Yes! This is the book to read, awesome.

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Tangelique
Jan 13, 2019

Awesome children’s story that picks up where the classic tale ends. My 6-year old and I both missed the clever and subtle ending on our first read...we were so not expecting where the story took us. Great message: do not allow your fears and fails to squash your dreams and what we’re meant to be in life.

IndyPL_CarrieW Oct 23, 2018

A great story to share about starting over and trying again. We are never done doing that. This is an especially good story for children who are afraid of trying something new or something difficult because they might make a mistake or not get something just right on the first try. Sometimes learning hurts, but it's fun anyway!

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navsters
Sep 29, 2018

This was really a preteen children's book. The illustration and writing is a little complex to be a children's book. That being said, the illustration was phenomenal and the message ... well, it's there I guess.

ArapahoeLaurieAnne Apr 30, 2018

What happened after Humpty Dumpty fell? Can he get back up again? Can he overcome his fear of heights and climb again?

coloradobuck Mar 22, 2018

great book to read to a kid who needs to learn how to do something even if they are afraid. I thought it was a great look at learning to get back up after a fall. The ending has a very unexpected twist to it that I did not see coming (or even understand the first time I read it.)

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benmcclanahan
Feb 21, 2018

Basically Humpty overcomes his fear of heights only to be murdered by a bird.

SnoIsleLib_MonicaJ Jan 18, 2018

You might be afraid of heights too if you once had a great fall! This delightful and poignant story of how Humpty learns to face his fears is a winner. Wonderful, detailed illustrations and happy surprise ending.

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SnoIsleLib_MonicaJ Jan 18, 2018

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Oct 23, 2017

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