A beautiful, sensitive and hope-filled story about the power of reading, The Reading Promise is the new picture book release from Troy Kent. Written with care and sensitivity, he explores the love and legacy of childhood books, weaving images and words that are wholly captivating. Moving at an effortless pace which allows the reader to become fully immersed in the realities of Katherine’s circumstances it creates genuine emotional resonance that ensures every connection made is heartfelt and meaningful. The book finds its sweet spot by celebrating the transformative power of books and words. This doesn't require much in the way of definition, but is never the less masterful as it allows Kent to use the broadest of possible strokes to depict the wealth to be found in treasured pages. A wealth that is starkly contrasted to the frugal life Katherine and her son live, but allows them to explore a world that might otherwise have been closed to them.
Enchanting and extremely powerful, The Reading Promise is a must add to your child’s reading shelf and it is recommended without reservation.