10 Reasons for Reading to Your Children
1. Because when you hold them and give them this attention, they know you love them.
2. Because reading to them will encourage them to become readers.
3. Because children's books today are so good that they are fun even for adults.
4. Because illustrations in children's books often rank with the best, giving children a lifelong feeling for good art.
5. Because books are one way of passing on your values
6. Because books will enable your child's imagination to soar.
7. Because , until they learn to read themselves, they will think you are magic.
8. Because, for that short space of time; they will stay clean and quiet.
9. Because, if you do, they may then let you read in peace.
10. Because every teacher and librarian they ever encounter will thank you.