Books ignite imagination

You can’t take a television screen to bed, but you can take a book to bed. Agree or disagree, the philosophy behind the statement remains unchanged. Along with it, the fact that most children today will, at any given moment, choose to ogle at a screen, be it TV or computer, than take the pain to read through the series of the Mallory Towers , charts out how reading is losing out to television. Once again a debate between the book and the screen — and once again there are no answers, only suggestions.

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“The parents would rather have their children reading course books than story books. There needs to be an attempt to refocus on the importance of the space that can only be filled by fantastical tales and the flight of imagination,”