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Reading – World Book Day

When it comes to reading books as a youngster, my experience was one of homework, context, someone else’s knowledge, questions and comprehension. I thought of reading as something that belonged to school. A tedious necessity. Not something I would do for kicks.

My kids experience is somewhat different. It’s choice, interest and curiosity driven, fascinating, a journey. They read and re-read.

Somewhere the purpose of my reading got skewed. I wish I’d figured this out earlier…