Go to PictureBookMonth.com and read what the 2012 Picture Book Month Champions, such as Chris Raschka, Doreen Cronin, and Peter H. Reynolds, have to say about why picture books are important.
In Jackie French's words, "picture books are magic. In a picture book, turning every page is a new adventure. Every page is a smile."
Grab your child or borrow someone's and enjoy the magic!