The Little Engine That Could (Original Classic Edition)

Author: Watty Piper, Doris Hauman
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by kenjackson   2017-09-04
I used to read to my kids and what is interesting is that for the first time in my life I discovered some things that I never learned as I went through school.

1) Reading poetry is really enjoyable. To this day, if my son asks me to read to him, I'll probably try to read poetry. It just feels so good to read.

2) There are certain books that I really enjoy reading aloud and others that I don't. And its not the content, but just the feel of the words coming off my tongue.

Concrete examples, my favorite children's book to read is "The Little Island". Even thinking about reading it makes me feel a little happy. A book that I don't like to read aloud, but like the message, is "The Little Engine that Could" (this version I found it a chore to read that book out loud.