Ask the indulgence of the children who may red this book for dedicating it to a grown-up.
I have a serious reason: he is the best friend I have in the ward. I have a other reason:
This grown-up understands anything, even books about children.
I have a third reason: he lives in the France where he is hunger and cold. He needs
Cheering up .If all these reasons are not enough, I will dedicate the book to the
Children form whom this gown-up grew. All gown-ups were once children-(although few
Of them remember it) and so correct my dedication: