Hi there! Katje here. It’s Christmas Eve and I want to wish you and yours a very merry and bright holiday season, filled with magic, love, and — of course — lots of reading!
I’m using my downtime to catch up on my reading, and I’m using the holiday as an excuse to hook the young ones in my life on books! Several of the gifts under the tree are Barefoot Books, destined for my niece and my close friend’s daughter. I can’t wait to see the reactions of both kids and parents when they open their gifts!
In my somewhat-biased opinion, books are the best gift for any occasion. They never go out of style and they can be enjoyed again and again for years, and then passed on to others who will enjoy them. They foster a sense of wonder, bright imaginations, and — of course — literacy. When in doubt — give a book. My only wish this year is that I could have given more.
Well, there will be plenty of chances in the new year!
Bright blessings this holiday season, and I’ll see you all again very soon.