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High-res So I wrote about Why You’re Never Too Old to Read Children’s Books a couple of days ago for Roald Dahl Day, but what I’d really love to know is:Why do YOU read children’s books?

So I wrote about Why You’re Never Too Old to Read Children’s Books a couple of days ago for Roald Dahl Day, but what I’d really love to know is:

Why do YOU read children’s books?


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    A) some of them are still endlessly more fascinating to me than many “adult” books; B) I work with children so i get to...
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  9. thematarese said: Because somewhere within us will always be a child..
  10. ki-no-horizonte said: The art work is usually amazing and the stories are really good. I don’t intend to stop reading them. Also: “You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.”
  11. betterthanbugjuice said: Usually to bring back memories. Or to understand what the kids are into.
  12. forgetedwardimteammona said: For the nostalgia
  13. blueshallows answered: because it makes me remember that what happens inside a book can be as real as what happens on the outside ;)
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  15. natavalexquisitecorpse said: cause they’re not pretentious, they only want you to read them and enjoy them, shouldn’t all literature be like that?
  16. natavalexquisitecorpse answered: cause they’re not pretentious, they onlywant you to read them and enjoy them, shouldn’t all literature be like that?
  17. rainbofro answered: Because they make me happy! They are simple, and they remind me of how much fun it was to read when I was little.
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  19. faerierebel answered: They will always be more genuine to me than books for adults. Children’s books don’t feel the need to hide anything.
  20. aclevershadeofblue answered: Because they’re good and funny and have interesting characters
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  22. agallifreyantrickster answered: The way authors describe things in childrens books is different, it gets you in a way grown up books can’t
  23. scripturientgallifrey answered: Timeless classics without the petty romance.
  24. zattou answered: They make me happy!
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  26. trudybecker answered: They are full of the swirling imagination and remind me why it’s great to be a human.
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