First we read
We read aloud children’s picture books and books that move us, books that offer access to poetry and the imagination.
We read individually and in small groups, from birth to old age.
We also read with those who cannot read, with those who do not like to read or think they do not like to read,
with those who cannot read or think they cannot read.
We read in the most heterogeneous places, wherever the book makes sense.
We read alongside other adults, parents and professionals;
with them we discover other effects and other powers of the book without ever exhausting all the mystery.
We read with people who, nourished by stories, will be able, for themselves or with others, to read in turn.
And nurture their inner world.
Because we need to nurture, relay, perpetuate and multiply these meetings in the field, we are developing actions complementary, a constellation that testifies to the multiple contributions and effects of shared readings: