(CNN) – Maybe you’re already entrenched in a page-turner you can’t put down or perhaps you don’t want to admit how long it’s been since you’ve cracked open a book.
Either way, Tuesday is the perfect day to get reading: it’s World Book Day!
The celebration of all things literary is sanctioned by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Agency, better known as UNESCO.
And the date is chosen on purpose, as April 23 marks the deaths of Shakespeare and Cervantes.
Reading can educate, enlighten, entertain and even help you sleep.
Health experts say you should avoid the type of light emitted by phones, computers, and televisions before trying to sleep. But reading in bed can help get your body get ready to catch some z’s.