Wordless Wednesday: babies love books

We’re running late for the school bus run today … blame it on the book-y.
And yes, I apologise for the appalling pun!

Shaking the tree

Books have always been part of the boy-child's life. His father was reading The House at Pooh Corner to him while we were still in the maternity ward. Books have always been part of the boy-child’s life. His father was reading The House at Pooh Corner to him while we were still in the maternity ward.

We discovered very early on that sharing a book with him - just holding it, reading the story and talking about the pictures would engage him. We discovered very early on that sharing a book with him – even just holding it and talking about the pictures – was enough to engage him.

An epiphany at about five months; we handed him a book upside down and he turned it around. An epiphany at about five months; we handed him a book upside down and he turned it right way up.

Early favourites; The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Buzzy Bee counting book, Ten Little Rabbits and appropriately enough, The Baby Who Wouldn't Go to Bed! Early favourites; The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the Buzzy Bee counting book, Duck is Dirty, Ten Little Rabbits and appropriately enough, The Baby Who Wouldn’t Go to Bed!

Adding a new dimension to the term "devouring a book." Adding a new dimension to the term “devouring a book.”

Not much has changed really. Not much has changed really.

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