Children’s books offer writers an opportunity to make a difference in a child’s life and no other has been a impactful as the Dr. Seuss series. Children are like sponges and rapidly absorb information.
Writers who enjoy writing children’s books may also write books for adults as well. If you’ve ever been a storyteller perhaps you should put pen to paper and consider writing a child’s book.
Children that are read to early in life enjoy a world of adventure and a lifetime of learning. According to statistics, the earlier that parents begin reading to a child, the more children are interested in reading at a later date.
As an added bonus, children who enjoy reading tend to do better in school than their counterparts who don’t enjoy reading. Reading is a way to explore their world and seek out adventure without having to get into trouble by learning life skills the hard way.
From beginning readers to master readers, children’s books have it all. They teach children life skills, life lessons and show adventure sometimes all in the same book.
When children learn to read, they are accelerating their learning process. By opening a book a child can explore his or her world and find new adventure.
Children’s books range from beginning books or picture books to more complex books. On average, children who enjoy reading score higher on scholastic tests and tend to do better overall in school.
Parents who begin taking children to the library when they are younger find that their children tend to develop a longer attention span as well. Children will enjoy story time and children’s hour at local libraries.
Once that time frame is over children can select their own children’s book and go home and enjoy some reading.
Reading time is a great way to for children to have a quiet time as well. This can lend a nice break to a wearied parent who just needs some quiet time themselves.
Children’s books come in an array of topics from the basics to informational. From the classics to more complex books children can find something fascinating and interesting to read.
If you yourself aren’t a reader, perhaps you’ll find some enjoyment out of reading a book to a child. Once you begin a book it may be difficult to put it down.
There are many great venues for children’s books. From brick and mortar stores, libraries and online bookstores you’re sure to find a great selection of books from which to choose.
Prices range from free (at the library) upwards to several hundred dollars depending upon the series and binding.
Children of all ages will appreciate and enjoy a great book. There are also many reading lists readily available online and you can go through these and pick and choose some great stories. Go ahead and open the door to a new world, open a children’s book.