Do children still read for pleasure?

Editing_and_Proofreading_Blog_414I find this a bit depressing.

There has been a sharp decline in the number of children reading for pleasure.

I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised. While we have been in the process of moving house, I’ve been reading a lot of home making magazines. Few of the pictures involve book cases. Sometimes people mention the need for a shelf for their “collection” of books. The collection can often be picked up with one hand. That is sad. They are missing out.

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About The Proof Angel

I am a freelance editor and proofreader, working with a wide range of clients from large companies to individuals. I can help you to communicate clearly by carrying out a final check, or by suggesting ideas get your message over. I also have a sideline in textiles, as The Rainbow Angel.
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