The Duchess of Cambridge confides as rarely about her childhood

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge confided on her childhood by offering books on the occasion of the World Book Day. These are books that have greatly affected the Duchess of Cambridge as a child.

Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, 40 years, is an inveterate reader. In fact, the wife of Prince William, 39, willingly shares some of her childhood books with her children. On Royal Reading Room, the Duchess of Cambridge has confided in us about her childhood. Confidences made following some recommendations of books that the Duchess of Cambridge has read over the years on the occasion of World Book Day. “Regular reading can have a profound impact on children’s well-being, literacy and understanding,” according to Royal Reading Room.


The first book Prince William’s wife recommended was “The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark” by Jill Tomlinson. “I loved this book as a little girl and hearing my own children read it brought back so many wonderful memories,” said Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge. This book is about a comforting story that would help children face their fears, according to the Duchess. The other book recommended by the mother of Prince George, 8, Prince Louis, 3, and Princess Charlotte, 6, is “Stig Of The Dump,” by Clive King. “As a child, I loved spending time outdoors, making dens, digging, discovering and making things out of anything and everything,” confides Kate Middleton, the mother of three. “I don’t know if that’s why my father recommended this book to me or if this book inspired my imagination, but I have never forgotten this brilliant book and the values it teaches,” added the wife of Prince William. Note that this book is about little Barney and his friend Stig and their series of adventures.


Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge loves the classics and fun

One of the must-read children’s books, according to Kate Middleton, 40, is “Charlotte’s Web” by E.B. White. She says it’s a timeless classic that the Cambridge family especially enjoys. “It’s a charming story about friendship, loyalty and love,” says the Duchess of Cambridge.

“Katie Morag Series,” by Mairi Hedderwick, is also on Kate Middleton‘s list of recommendations. “Fun stories for children of all ages and a great book for older children to read to their younger siblings,” says Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge. So this is a list that has some rather personal aspects to it.

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