4 years old, a toddler has been 'devoured' more than 1,000 books

Baru 4 tahun, balita ini sudah 'lahap' lebih dari 1000 buku
Daliyah Marie Arana. © Twitter / Carla Hayden

Marie Arana Daliyah 4 years old. But this sweet little girl who had read more than 1,000 books. An achievement that is quite surprising, considering only adults may not be able to do it.

If averaged, Daliyah devoured 250 books per year or four books per week assuming he already fluent reading since birth. But according to Daliyah mother, her daughter was already recognize words in a book he read at the age of 18 months.

"He always wanted to take [the books I read] and read it for yourself," said Haleema Arana in an interview with The Washington Post. "It looks like from there originally. The more words he learned, growing desire to read."

Generally, children under five are just beginning to learn the names of body parts on their own. Daliyah but instead has spent his first book at the age of 2 years and 11 months. Thanks to this uniqueness, Daliyah honor received an invitation to visit the Library of Congress, his favorite library. Invitations are sent by Dr. Carla Hayden, the first woman at the same time the first African-American who served as librarian of Congress.

Dr. Hayden guides Daliyah to visit every part of the magnificent library. Daliyah himself was fascinated and decided to become a librarian someday. Of course Dr. Hayden was pleased to hear it. "One of the many missions to be achieved Dr. Hayden for this library is to nurture young scholars and making library resources more affordable for Americans of all ages," said Gayle Osterberg, director of communications for the Library of Congress to the Cosmopolitan.
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