Listen, talk, care and share Give your child the love of books Yes, it’s November! The month of books and children and families and the pleasure of reading… and Buki Bum! This Sunday, November 7th, Aruba will be BUMbarded again with lots of books… for freeeeeee! And this reading frenzy will go on this whole month😀 How? Families with children aged 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and/or 5 years will receive a wonderful bag of books plus lots of surprises, IF they participate with the workshop “How to read books aloud to my child?” In 2009 the island of Aruba was introduced to the pilot version of Bookstart: Buki Bum. Our foundation, Fundacion Papiamente, would give thousands of books away to families with chi
All Hands On Deck!
There is nothing -- absolutely nothing -- half so much worth doing as simply dreaming about in words. In or out of 'em, it doesn't matter. Nothing seems really to matter, that's the charm of it. Whether you get published, or whether you don't; whether you finish what you’ve started or whether you create something else, or whether you never write anything down at all, you're always busy …"
- Inspired by the words of Ratty to Mole in Wind in the Willows, a children's book by Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932)