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Friday, October 25, 2013

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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming


Albert Einstein was asked once how we could make our children intelligent. His reply was both simple and wise. "If you want your children to be intelligent," he said, "read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales." He understood the value of reading, and of imagining. I hope we can give our children a world in which they will read, and be read to, and imagine, and understand.
An amazing text by Neil Gaiman about the importance of reading and using our imagination published on The Guardian.

Read the full article here.

2 comments:

  1. Love that quote, and I'll for sure check out that article. I read many fairy tales when I was younger and watched so many Disney movies I still love both of those things to this very day!

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  2. Thanks for your comment. The article is really a must read.

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