It’s the 100th anniversary of Children’s Book Week in the US earlier this month, and the Library of Congress celebrated by offering a free online collection of rare children’s books that first published more than a hundred years ago.
When it’s time to choose books to read, kids will often reach for old favourites. This isn’t a bad thing — there are benefits in repeating the same stories over and over. But it’s possible they just don’t know what else is hidden deep in the shelves.
Reading with your kids is important. We all know this. If you’re like me, you dive into book after book with abandon.