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Classic Tales for Children

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While volunteering at the Party in the Park this afternoon, I began to reminisce about the children’s books that I was read to as a toddler. There were several books that stood out and I wondered if the library continued to collect them. Not surprised, many of these timeless classics are still in print and collected by libraries everywhere. I’ve moved on to philosophical treatises and exceedingly more daunting books embedded with legalese but I suspect that these books are still as educational and entertaining today as they were in the early nineteen seventies. Remember to read to young children as they will come to recall with great pleasure the books that helped them to engage in the broader world, beyond the walls of home or the classroom. Some of my favorite books as a youngster were:


Richard Scarry's Favorite Storybook Ever

Posted by Ryan Gage at 05/27/2009 06:26:21 PM