Reading Books To Children Quotes by Kate DiCamillo, Mortimer Adler, Henry David Thoreau, Shel Silverstein, Dr. Seuss, Mem Fox and many others.
Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift.
Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.
Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.
The more you read, the more things you will know.
When I say to a parent, “read to a child”, I don’t want it to sound like medicine. I want it to sound like chocolate.
Love of books is the best of all.
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but how many can get through to you.
It is not enough to simply teach children to read; we have to give them something worth reading. Something that will stretch their imaginations- something that will help them make sense of their own lives and encourage them to reach out toward people whose lives are quite different from their own.
Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.
You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.
You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.
Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.
You must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.