Reading expands the mind stimulates the brain, fosters imagination and creativity. improves vocabulary and strengthens comprehension.
“A word after a word after a word is power.” – Margaret Atwood
Reading stories as a child —–
Once upon a time —- the joy of the story lasts forever, it inculcates values and leads to the art of storytelling. The initial building blocks- words and pictures fire the imagination and slowly the art of reading is cultivated.
“A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company, by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.” – Charles Baudelaire
Reading books – fiction, non-fiction, scientific, adventure, mystery, travel, epics, scriptures, fantasy, biographies, autobiographies, all genres of literature, each according to one’s own taste …….. transports one into a different world.
”Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted …but to weigh and consider.” Francis Bacon
The more we read, the more we learn. Reading is for pleasure. It enhances knowledge. It enables us to analyze, question, appreciate and value the simple pleasures of life.
Books are portable magic. Books are gifts that we can open again and again. They are of eternal value.
Reading is armchair travel
Reading is a process of decoding
Let us delve into the joy of reading.