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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Kids Reading Around the World


Reading fosters children’s imaginations, grows their vocabulary, primes them for academic achievement and supports numerous brain-related functions like speech, logic and concentration. Reading is also an accessible and powerful way to connect children to the world, not just the world they know but the undiscovered and unknown. Books about diverse cultures and countries empower children to view the world with curiosity and understanding, enriching and broadening their minds and preparing them for a bright future in a globalized world. In this slideshow, sponsored by our friends at Barefoot Books, we celebrate reading with children around the world.


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  1. CommentsMud Hut Mama   |  Monday, 01 October 2012 at 10:55 pm

    Such lovely photos!

  2. CommentsMeredith   |  Wednesday, 03 October 2012 at 3:27 pm

    My beautiful niece :) xx

  3. CommentsFátimah   |  Wednesday, 07 November 2012 at 8:01 pm

    Great online magazine and accompanying websites. I love the photos of children reading from around the world. Please let me know when you’ll be doing this again or if it is on-going. Continued success.

  4. CommentsFlavia   |  Wednesday, 07 November 2012 at 8:56 pm

    Reading is indeed great for kids and adults both. Great photos, such a shame Sao Paulo is spelled wrong.

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