Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers
Charles W Eliot
Books are never failing friends as they are not only packed with the wisdom of past, present and future, but redefine the true notions of a happy life, leading to a sense of satisfaction, contentment and achievement. Books impart major life lessons, with many that must be kept dear to survive in this volatile world.
Reading to preschool-aged children regularly can have a positive impact on their language skills and their ability to comprehend information, according to the findings of a recent review-based research study.
Children growing up in households that have home libraries with at least 80 books have greater levels of numeracy, communication technology skills (ICT) and literacy in adulthood. According to findings of a recent research paper, growing up in a pro-learning home can lead to lifelong learning and knowledge seeking attitude in the children.
The culture of book reading has never been a national hobby in Pakistan and its fortunes have dwindled further with the advent of social media and other digital modes of entertainment. While a majority of the younger lot would rather…