What Kids Say

In Their Own Words

What Book Trust kids like about reading:

"You can read about people who did a lot for others!"

"It teaches you new words and can open your world of imagination."

"You can find information on people or things that you never knew existed. It is like you are in a different world and you get to enjoy it."

"Escaping into a book helps me to forget everything."

"You can visualize it like a movie and you are in your own world. You can see what you want to in your mind."

"When you’re reading you can be anything you want and go to all kinds of places."

"It’s fun and makes me smart."

"When you read and really get into it, a movie plays in your head."

"It's very entertaining, it exercises your brain."

"You can go on an adventure without having to leave home."