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[Book Quote Tuesday] Do You Know Where You Are Going?

A quote from the creator of Calvin and Hobbes.

Myra here.

It is that time of the week again where we share a book quote that seemed particularly striking for us.

As we begin the year, I thought that this quote from Bill Watterson, creator of Calvin and Hobbes, which found me at the exact right time last year as we were moving from Singapore to the United Arab Emirates – might prove to be instructive, not to mention inspiring. After all, very few of us actually know where we are going until we arrive.

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Myra is a Teacher Educator and a registered clinical psychologist based in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Prior to moving to the Middle East, she lived for eleven years in Singapore serving as a teacher educator. She has edited five books on rediscovering children’s literature in Asia (with a focus on the Philippines, Malaysia, India, China, Japan) as part of the proceedings for the Asian Festival of Children’s Content where she served as the Chair of the Programme Committee for the Asian Children’s Writers and Illustrators Conference from 2011 until 2019. While she is an academic by day, she is a closet poet and a book hunter at heart. When she is not reading or writing about books or planning her next reads, she is hoping desperately to smash that shuttlecock to smithereens because Badminton Is Life (still looking for badminton courts here at UAE - suggestions are most welcome).

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