How to get your kids to love their mother tongue through reading

For children from homes where the parents were readers, reading came naturally to them.
For children from homes where the parents were readers, reading came naturally to them.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

SINGAPORE - Parents who want to nurture a love of mother tongue storybooks in a child who prefers English ones can start by searching for literature from the genre of English books the child likes.

But these books must be pitched at an appropriate level, so the child can understand and enjoy them.

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