Books are very important. They help us in every way. It is a teacher for children and parents too. Books help us to learn new words and new ways of using the word that they already know. Everything we learn from books stays in our mind for a long time to come. Books can help us become better pupils in school. Reading helps us utilize our time in a more constructive manner. Here are some reasons why books are important: 1. The more books a child reads the faster his/her vocabulary is expanded. 2. Reading books improves a child's attention span. 3. Reading can successfully replace TV 4. A child learns to be more obedient to parents. 5. Reading books nourishes emotional development.