READ­ING

India Today - - COVER STORY - By Shilpa Me­hta

With kids be­com­ing more and more tech- savvy, books are be­com­ing a thing of the past. How­ever, there are some cham­pi­ons of the writ­ten word who are try­ing to keep the habit alive while adapt­ing to the chang­ing times. Sites such as read­ing cater­pil­lar. com and book­me­abook. com can be great op­tions for your child to get into the habit of read­ing. With easy to ac­cess sys­tems and great read­ing spa­ces, they make the ex­pe­ri­ence imag­i­na­tive and fun. At book­me­abook. com, which of­fers an ex­ten­sive se­lec­tion of books for kids, cus­tomers can go through their on­line cat­a­logue, se­lect a book and wait for it to be de­liv­ered at their doorstep. At Read­ing Cater­pil­lar, read­ing ses­sions are held through sto­ry­telling and il­lus­tra­tions as well as art ac­tiv­i­ties. HIGH­LIGHTS Read­ing and sto­ry­telling helps in de­vel­op­ing the child’s mind as well as im­parts lan­guage skills COST Rs 3,000 ( in­cludes sto­ry­telling and read­ing ses­sions) WHERE The Read­ing Cater­pil­lar Li­brary, Niza­m­mudin West TEL 9810268448

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