the joy of reading

Rowley, Barbara; Roberts, Amy
September 2006
Parenting;Sep2006, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p88
The article offers tips on how to keep reading fun and fresh for babies, big kids, and parents. Skipping pages, starting in the middle, rereading certain pages, stopping to discuss an illustration, all these requests signal interest in the book and are more important than reading all the pages in order. New books are great, but also seek out the classics of children's literature, like Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert McCloskey, or The Cat in the Hat, by Dr. Seuss.


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