Monday, May 18, 2009

Musing Mondays

Musing Mondays (BIG)Today’s MUSING MONDAYS post is about early reading…

Do you remember how you developed a love for reading? Was it from a particular person, or person(s)? Do you remember any books that you read, or were read to you, as a young child? (question courtesy of Diane)

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I actually don't remember how I developed a love for reading. I learned to read at young age, and I think once I started I just never stopped. My favorite books when I was little were Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans (this little red-haired girl loved books about other little red-haired girls), and Ferdinand, about a bull who didn't want to fight, and anything Frog and Toad. I still have all of them, and the best is when I can read them to a kid.

4 comments:

classicvasilly said...

I've started collecting my favorite childhood books also. The Secret Garden, Daphne's Book, and others. It's great to be able to go back and read your favorites again.

Candy Schultz said...

I started reading when I was three. The only books I remember make a chain - from Dr. Seuss to Nancy Drew to Agatha Christie and thence to everything.

mattviews said...

That asthma had confined me indoor helped cultivate my passion for reading.

I learned to read in nursing school, sent home with these pictorial books with easy characters, both in English and Chinese.

Candy Schultz said...

How did you get The Children's Book? I am very happy for you. I look forward to hearing about it since I am going to read two or three others before I get to mine.

Congratulations.