Modern children and reading in the past

Modern children and reading in the past

How much time have I spent reading books since I was a little girl. We also had a television, but I always preferred books. My children on the other hand?


There are my little beauties sprawled across the sofa with the family tablet. Playing games with each other, practicing their English (which is really useful), and surfing a little bit, all the while supervised of course. They never get the urge to read a good book.

But as of this evening the record will change because I am going to hide all of their gadgets, including the television cables! An extreme yet necessary measure. Nonchalantly I shall pull out a good book from the shelf, one that most inspired me as a child. And I shall come up with an offer that my son cannot refuse: The Little Prince. I already know that he won't pull a face if I read him books about pilots, asteroids, or far-away planets.

My daughter is ready Pride and Prejudice, she has been looking forward to this book for a few years. Which of the Bennet sisters will she like the most? Surely it's got to be Elizabeth, she is already as brazen as her, to say the least. And who knows if she will even fall in love with Darcy, just like I did. I have dreamt of finding a man like him for so long, but instead I met my husband. There is only one Mr Darcy!

I’m sure that my old books will win them over and my children will abandon the tablet for a while, so that I can enjoy it in peace at last…a bit of well-deserved relaxation is just what is needed! And if they really can't do it then at least I can download an ebook for them and for me.

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petra

petra

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My Zeg, have read a two pages of NICHOLAS Goscinny & Sempe ... i was amazed just 7 hours ago...I can even noticed its accent... And maybe he felt tired.he told me to read two pages more...while he is jumping and playing and listening on me...i Love being a mother :) i love zeg more and more

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petra

petra

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My Zeg, have read a two pages of NICHOLAS Goscinny & Sempe ... i was amazed just 7 hours ago...I can even noticed its accent... And maybe he felt tired.he told me to read two pages more...while he is jumping and playing and listening on me...i Love being a mother :) i love zeg more and more

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mami des

mami des

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what book can you suggest for a 1 year old baby girl? (Of course 'm the one who will be reading to her. :) )

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