10 gift books for Children's Day
June 1 is Children's Day, a day to honor children globally. One of the ways to bring our children happiness is by giving them books as gift. A good read could help encourage children to turn off the TV or ditch the computer games, and experience fantastic adventures. Below is a small selection of children's books that are perfect for reading on this occasion.
The author of The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, once said, "I want to dedicate this book to the child whom this grown-up once was. All grown-ups were children first. (But few of them remember it.)” Thus the recommended books could also be presents for those who are young at heart .
Charlotte's Web is a classic of children's literature by American author E. B. White, published in 1952. The novel tells a tender story of friendship, love, life and death. A pig named Wilbur has built a friendship with a barn spider named Charlotte. When Wilbur is in danger of being slaughtered by the farmer, Charlotte writes messages in her web praising Wilbur to persuade the farmer to let him live.