Originally Posted By: ColinsMum
amazedmom, are you absolutely sure she's memorised these books rather than reading them? (Could be either, of course, or a mixture, but I'm one of many parents who didn't realise how much my DS could read because I was assuming it was entirely memorising, when it wasn't! He certainly *was* memorising, but I think that was how he taught himself to read - comparing what he'd memorised with the marks on the paper.)

Mr W is able to pick out words for specific things. This is not reading, but its the last step. Based on this, I can believe that other kids are reading at an early age.