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Unplug With Children’s Books, Says NLU’s Rajput on Fox32’s ‘Good Day Chicago’ See the list of 30 recommended holiday gift books for children of all ages

screen-shot-2016-12-06-at-9-39-21-amInstead of giving children and teens new electronics this holiday, NLU’s Toby Rajput suggested to Fox 32-TV’s ‘Good Day Chicago’ show viewers that they consider giving books.

As Rajput was interviewed Dec. 6 by Fox32 anchor Kristen Nicole, she demonstrated a half-dozen books to appeal to various age groups, from young child to teen. She even recommended two audiobooks for adolescent boys, saying that with audiobooks, “the whole family can read with their ears.”

As she showed how young children can interact with a toy book version of the classic tale, “The Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly,” Rajput also demonstrated a bonus–an Old Lady cloth doll able to “swallow” cloth versions of the fly, the spider who swallowed the fly, etc.

Other hits included an Alice in Wonderland book with lavish popups and “Beatrix Potter’s Journal,” a type of scrapbook with interactive features such as an envelope containing a letter children can take out and read.

View the “Good Day Chicago” segment, featuring Rajput’s tips on encouraging children to read, here.

See the full list of 30 recommended books for giving to children and teens this holiday.