“A book is a gift you can open again and again.”
Garrison Keillor (American writer and broadcaster)
I’m a bit of a nut when it comes to kids books. You’re never too young (or old!) to enjoy them. Each night, when my kids tire of running around and finally manage to sit still, I love nothing more than cuddling up together and reading their current favourites.
I usually follow the gift giving rule of “if in doubt, give a book”. For very young kids, I find board books are the way to go. My toddler tornedos aren’t exactly gentle creatures. As much as I have tried to teach them to be gentle with their books, I have found that board books have stood the test of time rather than their flimsy paperback counterparts (especially the lift the flap variety).
Here are a few books that have been favourites with Miss TT and Mr TT and their friends when they were very young. These are the ones that I actually don’t mind reading again and again…..