Thursday, November 18, 2010

WHAT??!! The decline of picture books?

Check out this New York Times article that was referred to in the Cherry Preschool newsletter this month. 

It discusses how parents have decided to push their preschool and Kindergarten-age children into reading chapter books and e-books instead of sticking with the tried and true picture book.  Come on, folks!  Don't deny your  children the pleasure of the art and language of a picture book.  If your five year old can read chapter books, fantastic!  But, picture books still have a place and are just plain part of being a kid.

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