22 Motivational Reading Quotes for Kids

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There is no tool as valuable to a child as an education. Reading is a fundamental step in helping kids around the world become more educated.

Reading also helps kids explore their imagination and develop empathy for other people.

Reading inspires you, gives you courage, and allows you to see the world from another person’s shoes. In fact, it’s one of the most powerful skills any kid can develop.

At Hooked To Books, we believe in the transformative power that books can have on a child’s life. This is why we partner with organizations like BookRoo.com. Book Roo helps parents build their kid’s book collection by providing affordable monthly book deliveries. Check out Book Roo and use code BOOKS2LOVE to get 15% off your first order!

Our number one mission at Hooked To Books is to help readers of all ages become the best version of themselves.

And as long as you are old enough to listen to someone read, there is no age too young to fall in love with books!

To share the love of reading, we’ve compiled this list of 22 inspiring reading quotes for kids.

22 Motivational Reading Quotes for Kids

Quotes That Will Inspire Kids (And Grown-Ups!) To Read

So please, oh please, we beg, we pray. Go throw your TV set away! And in its place you can install, a lovely bookshelf on the wall.

Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

You can find magic wherever you look.  Sit back and relax all you need is a book!

Dr. Seuss

A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the slightest.

C.S. Lewis

Books train your imagination to think big.

Taylor Swift

Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won’t have as much censorship because we won’t have as much fear.

Judy Blume

Be awesome! Be a book nut!

Dr. Seuss

There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.

Walt Disney

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.

Dr. Seuss, “I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!”

I don’t believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.

J.K. Rowling

Oh, magic hour, when a child first knows she can read printed words!

Betty Smith

Even More Reading Quotes for Kids!

Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.

Emilie Buchwald

Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.

Frederick Douglas

There’s always room for a story that can transport people to another place.

J.K. Rowling

Books shouldn’t be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage.

Roald Dahl

There are worse crimes than burning books.  One of them is not reading them.

Ray Bradbury

Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks.

Dr. Seuss

One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.

Malala Yousafzai

Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.

Groucho Marx

It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own.

Arthur Conan Doyle

If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book

J.K. Rowling

Reading for me, is spending time with a friend.

Gary Paulsen

If you want your chlidren to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.

Albert Einstein

Spread the Reading Love

Do you love reading quotes? Make sure to check out our list of reading quotes by Dr. Seuss and these funny quotes about reading books!

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Are there any great reading quotes for kids that we left off the list? Share them with us in the comments!

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