1. The stories can be shared over and over again

The stories in books can last a lifetime because they can be shared over and over again.

Thank about what were your favorite books growing up and how those stories stayed with you to this day.

Books and the stories they contain are powerful in so many ways.

2. A book is a treasured gift

If you’ve ever entered a second-hand book store you will be amazed at the number of treasured books for sale.

What is hidden on those pages that is so thrilling that they can’t be thrown away?

The magic of books is something we can all identify with.

They have a charm and mystery all their own.

5 reasons why books make the best gifts for your grandchildren
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3. Toys break and gadgets become obsolete

You can spend hundreds of dollars on toys and the latest gadgets, and you probably have already.

But a book or a series of books are gifts that never go out of fashion.

While eBooks are convenient and easy, don’t forget the printed book hasn’t changed its format for hundreds of years.

5 reasons why books make the best gifts for your grandchildren
5 reasons why books make the best gifts for your grandchildren

4. You can share them together

Such is the power and allure of books you want to share them with your friends and family.

Many people are so enthralled by their books they never share them!

When you buy books for your grandchildren you can share the stories too.

You can read to them or have them read to you.

You can also take turns at reading chapters.

5. Books are a fantastic way to create long lasting memories

Sharing a book with your grandchild is a great way to build lasting memories.

You both approach the books as equals – neither of you know what lies within the pages or what adventures you are going to share.

You can marvel at the twists and turns in the plot together.

Laugh, cry and get angry at the characters together.

Best of all books are a relatively inexpensive way to share experiences and time with your grandchildren.

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5 reasons why books make the best gifts for your grandchildren

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5 reasons why books make the best gifts for your grandchildren
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