Illustrated Classics as Learning Tools
I am always looking for fun ways to sneak in learning, especially when that learning involves literature! As a child, I remember enjoying illustrated classics, abridged versions of classic books with illustrations, years before I was able to read the real-deal. Today, my kids enjoy illustrated classics, too. We have survived many a road trip thanks to abridged classic audiobooks. Now, I am a reader. I have read many of the classics as a teen and adult and there is nothing better than the original story. The original contains the author's voice, vocabulary, details, and imagery. That said, my children cannot