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Erin Loechner

Hi Rachel!

It’s certainly different for everyone! I’d say chapter books are a lovely addition when an early reader begins to hunger for event sequencing, cliff-hangers and “What’s next?” prompts in the picture books they’re accustomed to. With that said, chapter books are ideal for read-alouds ANY time! We’ve been reading Winnie the Pooh over breakfast and my 2-year-old is just as happy to hear the story than his Piglet-loving older sister. :)

Feel free to take it slow with a few paragraphs at a time, and if attention span is lacking, simply re-introduce a few weeks or months down the road! We’re big fans of taking the long road, slow and steady. :)