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New children's book, 'Are we there yet?', encourages boredom




Dan Santat
Dan Santat
Dan Santat
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Most kids have a lot of curiosity, a lot of energy and a lot wonder.

But one thing children tend not to have in great supply...patience.

There's a reason most car trips involving kids are punctuated with these four words:

Are we there yet?
 

That's also the title of a new book for kids by local author Dan Santat - who spoke to Take Two's host Alex Cohen about his own lack of patience and dealing with boredom as a child and how this book is actually a love letter to his son.

To hear the full interview, click the blue play button above.