With stories from both renowned children's book creators as well as newcomers, this treasury celebrates the joy and importance of reading aloud to children, even after they've learned to read on their own. The 26 selections, among the best from the 20th century, feature the original illustrations, unabridged text, and an open, inviting design. From picture books to short novels, from poignant to magical to just plain silly, the stories have been carefully chosen for broad appeal, accessibility, and high literary quality. A bright and irresistible invitation to reading, this book will inspire a love of reading--and reading aloud--in children and parents alike.
Includes stories like The Bears on Hemlock Mountain by Alice Dalgliesh and illustrated by Helen Sewell; Freckle Juice by Judy Blume and illustrated by Sonia O. Lisker; Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss; Pierre by Maurice Sendak; and more. Recommended for ages 6 to 10.
Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Random House
Publication Date: 2001
|Dimensions: 10.87 X 9 (inches)|
Availability: In Stock
You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Stories to Read TogetherMary Ann HobermanHachette Book Group / 2001 / Hardcover$15.30 Retail:
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Compiled by Janet Schulman, editor of the bestselling The 20th-Century Childrens Book Treasury, this anthology is full of stories from both renowned classic childrens book creators and dazzling newer voices in childrens literature. Each of the 26 selections features original illustrations and complete text from such illustrious authors and artists as Maurice Sendak, James Marshall, Judy Blume, Ursula Le Guin, William Steig, and Roald Dahl.
From picture books to short novels, from the poignant to the magical to the just plain silly, these stories have been carefully chosen for broad appeal, accessibility, and high literary quality, making You Read to Me & Ill Read to You a must-have book for all families who want to inspire their children to develop a lifelong love of reading.
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