"Mom! You know what I'm going to do?" I looked at him. He had the same shining eyes and dimpled smile that he had the night he announced his movie-making plans.
"I'm going to write a chapter book!"
This afternoon Lane brought me a sheaf of papers, haphazardly cut to approximately 4" by 6" size. With stapler in hand, he asked me to help staple the long edge for his binding. Since Lane is a very new reader, I wondered how his writing efforts would go. I soon found out.
A look over his shoulder:
Jack and the Wild Bear Mystry
The Bear Mytr
The case is a bad case. the time is 1:00 in the morning.
I peeked in on our sleeping boys this evening. Toby is fast asleep on his back and Curious George Goes to School is open across his arm. Not quite three and he's already sneaking books past bedtime. I can't blame him. I prefer to read until my eyes won't stay open, too.