Just a hare more.
Is there anything more useless than when children “help”? And yet they do help us. True, we help them to become adults, but more importantly, they help us to become children again. Which is what it means to be truly human. (Matthew 18:2-3)
When asked why he wrote for children rather than adults, Kenneth Grahame (The Wind in the Willows) said it was because they were “the only really living people.”