Starting a home library for your child doesn’t have to begin when children learn to walk or talk. The best time to start buying and reading books for a child is at conception, or at least as soon as you know a new family member is on the way. The best course of action to begin conditioning yourself and your little one for a lifetime of reading is to read to your baby bump.
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Kristi Bernard writes books for children. She also writes book reviews for Tiger Tales Books, The Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database(CLCD), National Geographic Kids, Book Pleasures, Barnes & Nobles and various other outlets. Kristi has featured articles and book reviews at The National Writing For Children Center (NWFCC) in which she was a contributing editor, and has won contests for her writing. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and the Association of Children’s Authors & Illustrators of Color (ACAIC). Her blogs are The Neophyte Writer (http://kristibernard.wordpress.com) – a writers journey, writing tips and author interviews and Kristi’s Book Nook (http://kristisbooknook.blogspot.com) – book reviews, author promotions, and book giveaways.