Never Too Old…




Dr. Seuss: My son Ben shared Raising a Reader National’s photo
Cat Paw Teddy Bear: Karen Robiscoe shared Sun Gazer’s photo
Baby Elephant: Forever Awezome

About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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8 Responses to Never Too Old…

  1. billgncs says:

    we got those big little books, condensed classics with one page text, one page picture and started them on the classics. It was great fun. We read out loud to the kids until they were seventeen and eighteen. I really miss it.

    • Anonymous says:

      I believe in the power and wisdom of reading to children. I’ve missed it for years and now am reading with our 15 month old grandson. He loves to “read”. We’ll say, “Please bring a book”, and he’ll go find a book from among his other toys. It was one of the first words we know for certain that he understood.

  2. utesmile says:

    I always loved reading to my children, and for fun they read me some bedtime stories too. The first tiny story I read to my oldest son, we still have, it is very tatty and I still know it by heart (Teddy at the seaside). He knew it by heart even though he couldn’t read at the time. They were precious moments and he still like to keep this little book!

    • Anonymous says:

      :-D! I love it when children have heard a book so many times and seen the illustrations so often that they can ‘read’ the book without yet knowing how to read the words.

  3. Rad change says:

    Oh, I love these! Especially the Dr. Seuss one!

    • Anonymous says:

      Thank you for your kind comment. I’m a huge fan of Dr. Seuss myself. My favorite young children’s book is Horton Hears a Who. Whenever I post a quote by Dr. Seuss it tends to be received very well.


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