Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives ForeverBook - 2008
The must-have guide to reading with children, now in a new and revised edition
Best-selling children's author and internationally respected literacy expert Mem Fox reveals the incredible emotional and intellectual impact reading aloud to children has on their ability to learn to read. With passion and humor, Fox speaks of when, where, and why to read aloud and demonstrates how to read aloud to best effect and get the most out of a read-aloud session. She discusses the three secrets of reading, offers guidance on defining and choosing good books, and—for this new edition—includes two new chapters on boy readers and phonics, a foreword, and a list of "Twenty Books That Children Love." Filled with practical advice, activities, and inspiring true read-aloud miracles, this book is a turn-to classic for educators and parents.
Baker & Taylor
In a revised edition of her popular parenting guide, the popular author of Time for Bed and Possum Magic explores the dramatic emotional and intellectual benefits of reading aloud to children, offering helpful tips on the best ways to read to one's children, how to get the most of a read-aloud session, how to select the right books, and more. Original.
Argues that reading aloud to children is a vital part of their educational development, exploring how and where to read to achieve the best effects.