Our discussion leader in September is Harriet. She’s a very creative embroiderer, knitter, painter, and photographer, among other things. She loves shibas and books. She lives in Norway, and English is her second language. She communicates very well without my help, and the regulars here enjoy her “voice,” so I won’t be editing. Much. Just my usual butting in and puttering about.
Do you think it’s common for children about the age of 6 to think the way Garmann does in the books?
Is it common for adults to underestimate children and what they are able to comprehend or to solve on their own?
Is it common to over-estimate adults and their ability to comprehend or to solve challenges they meet their own?