5 Books To Foster A Love of Reading In Kids

October 20th, 2017

They say fish is good for your brain, but really, books are the real brain food. My mum was never too eager to buy me toys, but when it came to books, I never even had to ask. She knew the importance of reading, even if it was just for fun. Reading exposes children to a world beyond their own, expanding their horizons as well as their vocabulary. It can help rev-up their imagination and unleash their creativity. Most importantly, reading good books make them better writers too. Here are five books that will develop a life-long love of reading in your children. A Wrinkle in Time One dark and stormy evening Meg Murry is visited by Mrs. Whatsit, who sets her on the path to find her father, who is being held prisoner on another planet. Will Meg and her companions manage to outwit the forces of evil to rescue him? This Madeleine L’Engle classic has inspired generations of sci-fi lovers and is a wonderful book for any kid who’s ever felt different with its celebration of individuality and non-conformity. Suitable for ages nine and above Matilda Little Matilda Wormwood is an exceptional little girl, but no one – definitely not her parents nor her horrible headmistress seem to notice. There’s only the kind and lovely Miss Honey, who sees Matilda for the extraordinary genius that she is. But it’s not enough to stop Matilda from teaching the other nasty adults a lesson! This Roald Dahl classic is really a revenge-fantasy disguised as a children’s book, which is probably why it’s so beloved by kids! The lesson to learn here is really for the grown-ups: don’t underestimate young children, they might be telekinetic geniuses! Suitable for ages six and above Wolf Brother Children who enjoy reading about reluctant Harry Potter […]

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