Brainstorming Our Quote

After class on the 28th Frankie and I brainstormed pieces of literature we were interested in and developed a list. As we started developing the list we started to think about how a design fiction could be centered around a chidren’s book quote and what potential the potential could be.
Harry Potter
House of Islands
The house of the spirits
The lord of the flies ->
Kite Runner
Going Bovine
Steve Jobs Autobiography ->
Q + A -> (slumdog billionaire)
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
The Giver ->
Enders Game
Farenheit 451
Dr. Seuss
The Lorax
Shell Silverstein
Where the wild things are
the caterpillar book
the rainbow fish
Alice in wonderland
The Grinch
The Giving Tree
The Wizard of Oz
The cat in the hat
Oh the places you’ll go
the little engine that could
the tale of peter rabbit
little red riding hood
three little pigs
the true story of the three little pigs
Art and Max
The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales:
Hansel and Gretel
The Twelve Huntsmen
Golden Goose
What if it was a comic?
The life of oscar diaz -> family relationships in relation to culture, generation gap


“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”
— Dr. Seuss, Oh! The Places You’ll Go

“A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men.”
― Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

“They were indeed great rascals, and belonged to that class of people who find things before they are lost.”
― Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm, Grimm’s Fairy Tales by The Brothers Grimm

“I understand what you’re saying, and your comments are valuable, but I’m gonna ignore your advice.”
― Roald Dahl, Fantastic Mr. Fox

“The baby bat
Screamed out in fright,
‘Turn on the dark,
I’m afraid of the light.”
― Shel Silverstein

“So please, oh PLEASE, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install, A lovely bookshelf on the wall.”
— Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.”
— A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

5. “Real isn’t how you are made,” said the Skin Horse. “It’s a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real.”
— Margery Williams, The Velveteen Rabbit

“I know a way to stay friends forever,
There’s really nothing to it,
I tell you what to do,
And you do it.”
― Shel Silverstein

Especially these ones…

“Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me … Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”
— Shel Silverstein, Where the Sidewalk Ends

“The Voice
There is a voice inside of you
That whispers all day long,
“I feel this is right for me,
I know that this is wrong.”
No teacher, preacher, parent, friend
Or wise man can decide
What’s right for you–just listen to
The voice that speaks inside.”
― Shel Silverstein

“There are no happy endings.
Endings are the saddest part,
So just give me a happy middle
And a very happy start.”
― Shel Silverstein, Every Thing on It

“We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.”
― Roald Dahl

“If a person has ugly thoughts, it begins to show on the face. And when that person has ugly thoughts every day, every week, every year, the face gets uglier and uglier until you can hardly bear to look at it.
A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts it will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.”
― Roald Dahl, The Twits


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