Do books solve tantrums? HA! No.
Mum, you deserve to curl up with a book, too.
Arabic: It's not so complicated after all
5 things to do when your book collection gets out of control
Now, if anyone suggests you throw your books out under the claim of cleaning up I would recommend you seriously consider that person's importance in your life. What I am suggesting though are some solutions that help both hoarders and declutter-ers alike!
Return the birthday toy - and buy a book!
The way I see it, when the present is a book, you're really awakening the child's thoughts. You're telling them here is a beautiful story I want to share with you. Here is time I am willing to spend focusing on you. Here is a world you can disappear into when you just need a moment.