Avid readers as children, now storytellers as adults, they have grown up with books as major characters in their lives. Here, some of Australia’s most popular children’s authors share some lessons learned on how to raise kids who love to read.
“At one magical instant in your childhood, the page of a book – that string of confused, alien ciphers – shivered into meaning. Words spoke to you, gave up their secrets; at that moment, whole universes opened. You became, irrevocably, a reader.” – Alberto Manguel