It is important for a child to look at books every day. All the family should to be involved in sharing books and children’s reading. Reading to a child for a short time every day from infancy helps prepare a child to learn. They are never too young! During the early years your child is remembering word patterns and learning the language of books. Shared enjoyment in reading between a parent and child deepens the child’s interest in the world of stories and information and supports them learning to read. It promotes and teaches them key literacy skills and promotes early language development.