Are you a parent who is passionate about raising book lovers? We wouldn’t be surprised, knowing that reading has proven brain-boosting benefits, and simply because it’s fun.
When your little bookworms have outgrown The Cat in the Hat, The Wild Things, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar, why not get them started on the classics? Start stocking your kids’ shelves with these titles now. Get the children’s illustrated versions; after all, for kids to develop true love for reading, they should genuinely enjoy the experience.
Here’s to many merry reading adventures (and life lessons, too)!
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
In a nutshell: More mischievous and adventurous than a normal boy, Tom becomes his town’s unlikely hero – and grows up along the way. Why read it: Tom’s (mis)adventures can inspire your gadget-gaga kids to play outside more often.
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Courtby Mark Twain
In a nutshell: A modern Yankee, Hank Morgan finds himself back in time and tries to modernize the medieval, with hilarious results. Why read it: This funny (but surely not silly) novel can help your kids appreciate the technology we all seem to take for granted.