Over the years, I've found some wonderful Sandra Boyton board books, like The Goodnight Book and Barnyard Dance, that I buy in multiple copies to have on hand when the occasion for a baby-book-gift arises.
So, when I found out that I was going to be a Grammy last year, I went "hog-wild" collecting books for the little miracles that would be joining our family. I can assure you that my granddaughter and my grandson have plenty of books!
So, when I saw this picture pop up attached to a text late yesterday, I really had to smile. Like most kids who are immersed in books and reading, this little girl has learned to generalize the power of reading to "tasting" a few textbooks about Scala and Human Physiology, as well "tearaing apart" some magazines, like the Better Homes and Garden sand Real Simple in the picture below. At 10 months, she can't yet read nor even say many words; however, she can make her needs and wants known and can find reading material no matter where it is hidden in her house! And, she is already faced with the challenge that has shaped my life: So many books, so little time. How do you decide what to read first?