"Reading aloud to young children is not only one of the best activities to stimulate language and cognitive skills; it also builds motivation, curiosity, and memory." - B. Bardige
"The single most significant factor influencing a child’s early educational success is an introduction to books and being read to at home prior to beginning school." - National Commission on Reading.
"Creating a steady stream of new, age-appropriate books has been shown to nearly triple interest in reading within months." -Louis Harris