Ok, so I’m mixing metaphors here big time! One can eat an elephant, one bite at a time. Or take down a tree, one limb at a time.

Or read a book, one chunk at a time.

Whichever strikes your fancy, Jim Trelease has done a terrific job of making it visual; click here. For anyone who has trouble, even just sometimes, with plowing through a book, this video is a help. (I’m thinking especially of boys and assigned novels for school).