collated comments: favorite authors (LONG!)
ira at rempt.xs4all.nl
Tue Jan 11 17:43:56 EST 2000
On Tue, 11 Jan 2000, Melissa Proffitt wrote:
> my girls, who are almost-6 and 4 years old.
So are mine! The twins' birthday is 2nd September, so they're almost
four and a half, and Naomi will be 6 in two weeks and a day, on the
> Reading level is the only
> way that the age difference between them shows up: Aerin is just slightly
> too young to sit still for certain books, while Teleri sucks up everything.
I recognize that. They take turns choosing a book to read, and the
little ones tend to choose either one story from a book of short
stories or a picture book from the library, while Naomi wants "Pippi
Longstocking" and more of it, and more of it! (To be honest, I'm
getting a bit tired of it after reading a volume and a half in
twice-weekly instalments). In a few years they'll probably take turns
choosing the book to read every night until finished - we don't
intend to stop reading to them. After all, we still read to Naomi
even if she's reading by herself now, voraciously, in good family
Varsinen an laynynay, saraz no arlet rastynay.
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