How do we choose books for our children? Often before children are born, they have been given such classics as Mother Goose Rhymes, Pat the Bunny, or Goodnight Moon. If you have some favorite books that you remember, start there. Your fondness for the literature will rub off on your children.
Children often request the same book be read again and again. Reading the same book each night at bedtime signals the end of the day, gives children a sense of security, and helps them begin to connect the spoken with the written words.