Pay Attention To These Types of Books

To the world, you may be one person, but to one person, you may be the world.
-Dr. Seuss

The books we read to our kids carry messages that impact them beyond what we can comprehend. That’s why books like the Dr. Seuss series are so popular.

Messages of encouragement, acceptance of others, love for oneself and of exploration are common themes throughout all Dr. Seuss’s book.

One of my favorites Horton Hears A Who. This book or the movie, if you’ve seen it allows us to question what’s beyond what we see. It allows us to be brave and believe in our own instincts and to be a leader rather than a follower.

It allows us to be brave and believe in our own instincts and to be a leader rather than a follower.

The movie was very entertaining. I especially enjoy the part where everyone is following the most influential person – Kangaroo.

It shows a clear representation of how easily people can put their trust on one person solely due to popularity or complacency to a routine.

But, there’s one other thing I pay close attention to when I select books for my kids or the ones I gift to others. I always notice the roles that the male and female lead characters portray. Continue reading “Pay Attention To These Types of Books”