Five Books is all about interviewing experts, and who are the ultimate experts about kids' books other than kids themselves? In these interviews we've approached children who are particularly passionate about reading and asked them to make recommendations about the books they most love to read.
A few tips we find help when it comes to getting children reading:
1. Read a lot yourself. Children tend to copy your behaviour and if you seem mesmerized by books, they're more likely to get reading too.
2. Reduce screen time. There are so many interesting books being published for children at the moment, there's just no reason they should spend all of their time watching an iPad or TV. The rest of the time they can spend delving into books about whatever subject catches their fancy.
3. Read with your children before bedtime. Even after they can read for themselves, children love being read to.
Please get in touch if you have a child who'd like to make recommendations! Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
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