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Some Things Are Scary (No Matter How Old You Are)

by Florence Parry Heide
Illustrated by Jules Feiffer

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Discovering that hand you’re holding onto isn’t your mother’s. Stepping on something squishy with your bare feet. Waiting for someone to jump out and shout Boo! Waiting for yourself to jump out and shout Boo! Getting a haircut, and they’re cutting it too short. Signs where you can’t understand what they’re telling you is so dangerous. Growing up. Some things are scary because they’re inevitable. Perfectly, scratchily illustrated by the iconic Jules Feiffer.

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