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Reading is the scourge of childhood because, in a sense, it creates adulthood  (Childhood And Reading Quotes) It is my opinion that a story worth reading only in childhood is not worth reading even then  (Childhood And Reading Quotes) Childhood reading is so important  (Childhood And Reading Quotes) If it’s a good book, anyone will read it. I’m totally unashamed about still reading things I loved in my childhood.  (Childhood And Reading Quotes) Some people become passionate readers and fans of science fiction during childhood or adolescence. I picked up on SF somewhat later than that; my escape reading of choice during my youth was historical novels, and one of my favorite writers was Mary Renault.  (Childhood And Reading Quotes) I asked myself what it was that I wanted from writing and where my connection with books began, and the answer to that question was definitely in childhood, because that’s where my connection with reading began.  (Childhood And Reading Quotes) I prefer to write books for children instead of reading them. But I do strongly believe in childhood and in respecting childhood innocence. I don’t like books for children that deal with adult themes.  (Childhood And Reading Quotes) Aunt Syl must have conveniently stopped reading the childhood fairy tales when the knight left the damsel in distress to pursue a better damsel out of my bedtime routine.  (Childhood And Reading Quotes) Calvin and Hobbes are the only two characters from my childhood reading that I return to with any regularity, and they have grown with me, yielding newer and deeper meaning.  (Childhood And Reading Quotes) My childhood dream was to study mechanical engineering. After reading ‘The Mysterious Island’ - which I read 25 times as a boy - I thought that was the best thing a person could do. The engineer in the book knows mechanics and physics, and he creates a whole way of life on the island out of nothing. I wanted to be like that.  (Childhood And Reading Quotes) I think that my first book - I was trying to write the kind of book I would have loved as a kid. So it’s sort of, like, a book inspired by my childhood reading and the passion that I felt about reading when I was a kid.  (Childhood And Reading Quotes) I was born and raised in Ohio. During my childhood, I spent most of my time drawing and reading fairy tales and myths  (Childhood And Reading Quotes) I don’t want you to think that I’m up late reading a stack of Spider-Man comics and eating a tray of lemon cookies while sucking my thumb. I’m not doing that. But I am loyal to the influences of my childhood  (Childhood And Reading Quotes) I spent much of my childhood in northern Quebec, and often there was no radio, no television - there wasn’t a lot to entertain us. When it rained, I stayed inside reading, writing, drawing  (Childhood And Reading Quotes) I escaped the torture of my childhood home by reading. To this day it is still one of my greatest pleasures  (Childhood And Reading Quotes) PRINT FREE GIANT POSTERS