Easy to Read books are mainly connected with paper books, but how do Easy e-books function? Do they offer the same reading experience?
Explaining the Covid-19 pandemic to children and youth can be a big challenge. Reading about how other people manage crises provides new tools to deal with the situation.
Which age group is the book for? This question is common, but for Easy to Read literature there is no simple answer. Language and knowledge levels and interests, more than the reader’s age, define which book is suitable.
An Easy language book can deal with a difficult topic. A paradox? The question of easy and difficult is in reality about different aspects: readability and content.
The aim of Easy books is to support and encourage reading. Therefore both the book design and the pictures are simple and clear. The reader can fully concentrate on the text.
The step from the standardized language in a textbook to everyday spoken and written language could seems enormous. Easy to Read books can however bridge the gap between learning and using a language.