My parents believed strongly in the power of reading to support learning and thus education and thus success in life. My mother told me that I fell in love with picture books well before I could speak, and learnt to read easily and quickly.Little Black Sambo" at the fierce tigers demanding clothes and other belongings. The tigers defeated themselved by their infighting and ended up as butter on pancakes !
My memory allows full sequential replay for a few days back. Go back a few weeks and the snippets are frequent but the continuity is gone. The surviving memories - images, sounds, and sometimes smells - become gradually fewer and fewer the further back I journey.