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Amazing Read

Posted: March 8th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: parenting, reading | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

In case you didn’t know:

  • 2012 is the National Year of Reading in Australia! Read more here.
  • We have a new daughter! Read more here.

So, now that you’re up to speed, I’d love to share my recent Amazing Read. The super-fun twitter reading group Love2Read encourage monthly themed reads and then discussions on twitter, blogs, face-to-face, etc. January was The Amazing Read and you can check out the twitterchat reading recommendations here. I love this theme, but I wasn’t sure what to blog about… Should I rave about Blankets : a graphic novel – which was, ahem, amazing – or another of my January reads that I list here? So I re-read the January theme suggestions and this is what stood out me:

Your amazing read may also be about how you are reading (game, book, e-book reader, tablet, scroll…) what language you are reading in, who you are reading with or to, or even where you are reading (back yard, bed, park, train, bushland, on a boat…)

Suddenly it hit me, I have been reading TO MY DAUGHTER!
File that under: Amazing.

Here we are reading the thoroughly excellent Where is the green sheep? by Mem Fox and Judy Horacek. I adore this playful, colourful book, and I’m sure GeeBee does too!

The February theme was laugh, and this month is think. What did you read for laughs? And what are you reading that makes you think? Leave me a link or a note in the comments :)