One More Really Big Reason to Read Stories to Children 

“When you read stories to your children, you may be providing them with wonderful opportunities for moral growth. As they listen to stories, children imagine ways of behaving when faced with real problems in the real world, and they learn to see things from others’ points of view. Stories help children overcome narcissism, expand their social world, and learn to identify with a broader range of other people.”

Source: One More Really Big Reason to Read Stories to Children – Foundation for Economic Education – Working for a free and prosperous world