|the apple and....|
|boat tour gets old. it's just that these nouns aren't very inspiring-|
There're still only 1 or 2 words per page, but the pictures don’t look as if they hailed from Microsoft Word '95’s clip art gallery.
|Sherlock Holmes in his carriage that has wheels-|
|that's Sherlock Holmes descending the stairs!|
We all know that we should be doing it ALL THE TIME, and we want to; we really do. It's just...the apple and boat tour get rather dull night after night. It’s just more likely that I’ll read to my toddler if it's from an artful baby book with some literary flavor. And who knows; maybe this early exposure will translate into an interest in Shakespeare that will resurface in her 5th grade english class**.
|if given a choice, I’m gonna read this to my 19 month old-|
￼*a charming little bookstore in Upstate New York.
**In answer to your question, yes. Yes, I know that there's little chance of that actually happening.
BabyLit's series of 12 literature-inspired board books were illustrated by Alison Oliver.