How to get a boy to read, that is the question. What will the humble book provide him,in a world where video games, Bicycle Trips and games of soccer are plentiful? The most significant is to work out specifically what it is that he likes. The trick is to encourage a boy’s imagination, that is stimulated by the former, whilst conjointly giving him material to expand his horizons. Books like those by Terry Pratchett do a good job of mixing the two, as do a variety of others.