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.
Here's the link: