~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~For the Little One. Just before the holiday season, I got her the The Magic Tree House Boxed Set which bas books 1 - 28.
I asked her to read 1 book a day. They are paperbacks and each book has an average of 60 pages only so it's manageable. Needless to say, she already finished all of the 28 books. I am planning in asking her to re-read them and discuss each with her.
The books are educational. One book is all about thanksgiving and how it all started, one book is about the Civil War while another one is about the Revolutionary War. I believe there are more Magic Tree House books so I've been looking for the best deals on them...in set if possible as they're much cheaper that way.
Anyway, I was asked by Wena what age the little one started reading. I'm not sure what age exactly but I remember taking a picture of her when she finished reading her first 'real book'... Dick & Jane. It was September 8, 2005 so she was a little over 3 years old when she finished reading that book. Here's that picture.
Here's another picture I snapped in January 2006. The books were 'hand me downs' given to her by the husband's friend. As soon as she got her hands on them, she started taking out the ones that caught her interest.