The Wisdom of Simple Children's Books

Did you know…

There are only forty-four sounds in the English language.  And all of those forty-four sounds – every ending, blending, and diphthong – can be found in Goodnight Moon and Make Way for Ducklings and Charlotte’s Web.

-The Read-Aloud Handbook
by Jim Trelease

(Incidentally, The Read-Aloud Handboook is book I loved so much when I was just starting my parenting journey that I accidentally bought two copies!)


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