I think I like this so much because it’s about what children can teach us.

(If we are prepared to listen, that is).

And it reminds me to stop asking Izobel to act like a grown up.

And it reminds me to stop rewarding Izobel for acting like a grown up.

She’s 4.

I prefer children to grown ups, for a start.

So I must stop that.



Oscar Wilde penned the original story of The Selfish Giant.

And this is probably the best animated interpretation.

It’s beautiful.

And it is 20-odd minutes long.



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