Centre for Social Justice Report 2008 (cont)
He went on to say that “empathy and nurture” were hugely important in this early stage; that “a child should be read to even when they can’t understand the words” and that one to one conversation is crucial. Further evidence (if any were needed!) of the vital part that books can play in the early life of
“Sharing books is an excellent way of building a strong and loving relationship with your child. You will see them grow into eager confident learners with lively imaginations and a curiosity about life.” Booktrust UK
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