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Carl and the Meaning of Life by Deborah Freedman

Hello, Deborah Freedman! Thank you for returning to Watch.Connect.Read. to celebrate Carl and the Meaning of Life. I love everything about this beautiful picture book—the case cover, barcode, paper, story, heart. EVERYTHING! Thank you for always putting your heart on the page. 

Deborah Freedman: Thank you for this! Putting one’s heart on the page is a scary thing, so when I send love out to readers and then am lucky enough to have it returned… it means the world to me.
. @DeborahFreedman I ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ Carl and the Meaning of Life’s case cover and barcode: pic.twitter.com/ez0bXFTObV — John Schu (@MrSchuReads) March 16, 2019
What planted the seed for Carl and the Meaning of Life?

Deborah Freedman: “What am I doing?” and “why?” were questions I was asking myself more often than usual during 2016. Was doing what I love, making picture books, too small and self-indulgent? Should I be doing something larger, more “important”? I was paralyzed for a long time, until Carl appeared one day. He ar…

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