Don’t forget how easy it is to download children’s books! Amazon has a large selection of free or very low cost ones. On the iPad, they show up in vivid color.
I understand the appeal of having real books for children, but for the times when you’re traveling, or waiting at the dentist, or even just snuggling in bed, you can have a whole library of children’s books right at your fingertips.
As your children get older, and fall in love with a book series, it’s easy now to get all of the titles in order for them.
As a high school English teacher for 37 years, I can tell you that the best students were always the avid readers. I think with the easy availability of e-books, it’s become easier for parents to develop a love of reading in their children.