This little girl should be a global advocate for child literacy

We think you would be hard-pressed to find a child who likes books more than Madison, who is eight.

The third grader was speaking at the launch of one of five Little Free Libraries in Cleveland, Ohio, a project which her mother Tracy is involved in.

It's quite possible that her mum might have given her some help in preparing her passionate speech about books, given to WKYC Channel 3, but the delivery is so brilliant that it really doesn't matter.

The world needs books… what would the world be like without books? They fuel our mind like cars and gas… the cars can't go without gas… our brains can't go without books. The world needs books. We need books.

She later declares that a world without books would be "like a bucket without water, like a brain without knowledge, like a file cabinet without papers".

Watch the full clip here:

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