The Most Magical Readers: Children

David Almond has written an inspiring tribute to the power and uniqueness of children’s literature. Check it out here.

A snippet:

“The pessimists doubt this. They tell us that the book is dying, that children don’t read. They need to be taken to literary events to see that children do read, that they read with passion and intelligence and excitement, that they ask the most perceptive questions and give the most vivid responses.”

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