10 Reason to Read Children’s Books Instead of ‘Grown-Up’ Books by Isabelle Sudron

I don’t believe I’ve ever mentioned my efforts to write children’s books…mostly dog stories. I’ve attended workshops with some exceptionally talented children’s authors such as Jackie French best known for Diary of a Wombat and Andy Griffiths of The Treehouse Series fame. I put that on hold to pursue writing for adults but I still love reading children’s books and really appreciated this post. Hope you enjoy it too! xx Rowena

Nerdy Book Club

Some may think that you grow out of kid’s books as you get older. There are those that think they are predictable and unrealistic. There is even the notion that children’s books are not challenging enough for our big old brains. However, there are many of us that feel otherwise, myself being one them. Children’s fiction can be some of the most honest, witty and humbling stories you’ll ever read.

  1. They’re more intelligent

a wrinkle in timeIf you place a confusing, fictional situation in front of an adult, then they will immediately start to question things. How did she get from there to there? Why did he do that, when he could have done this? Surely, that isn’t possible?

Children, on the other hand, have big, fantastic imaginations with no limits, as do the books they read. If you place an unusual, fictional situation in front of them, it won’t take them…

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8 thoughts on “10 Reason to Read Children’s Books Instead of ‘Grown-Up’ Books by Isabelle Sudron

  1. roweeee Post author

    I love that, Kath. I still have my precious Beatrix Potter books from my childhood and my Enid Blyton’s. I also have some that belonged to my Mum.

  2. roweeee Post author

    I’ll have to watch that. I think I might have seen snippets. I have a big book which is a mock-up of her journal. Do you have it?

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