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You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Mother Goose Tales to Read Together

By Mary Ann Hoberman (Trade Paperback, 2012)
Join the fun as 17 familiar nursery rhyme characters take starring roles in this latest addition to the New York Times bestselling series You Read to Me, I'll Read to You. Designed with budding readers in mind, each of the tales is set in three columns with color-coded type as a script for two voices to read separately and together. Whether it's Humpty Dumpty negotiating with a doctor to fix his cracked shell, Little Miss Muffet inviting the spider to share her curds and whey, or Old King Cole enjoying a feline fiddle recital, these tales with a twist will delight and amuse young readers.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Trade Paperback

    • Price: $7.00 US/$8.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316207157

    • On Sale Date: 09/11/2012

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book, Trade Paperback, Electronic Book

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Join the fun as 17 familiar nursery rhyme characters take starring roles in this latest addition to the New York Times bestselling series You Read to Me, I'll Read to You. Designed with budding readers in mind, each of the tales is set in three columns with color-coded type as a script for two voices to read separately and together. Whether it's Humpty Dumpty negotiating with a doctor to fix his cracked shell, Little Miss Muffet inviting the spider to share her curds and whey, or Old King Cole enjoying a feline fiddle recital, these tales with a twist will delight and amuse young readers.

Mary Ann Hoberman is a former Children's Poet Laureate and a winner of the National Book Award. During her tenure as Children's Poet Laureate, Ms. Hoberman visited numerous classrooms and libraries, introducing both children and adults to the joys of reading and memorizing poetry. She is the author of more than forty books for children, including All Kinds of Families! and the award-winning You Read to Me, I'll Read to You series.

Michael Emberley is the creator of the highly acclaimed picture books Ruby and its sequel, Ruby and the Sniffs; Welcome Back Sun; Dinosaurs!; and Mail Harry to the Moon! Having grown up in a family of writers and artists, he is an avid reader and comic book fan. A native of New England, Mr. Emberley now lives in Ireland.
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    A New York Times Bestseller

    "A delightful choreography of rhythm, rhyme, and repetition that begs to be read aloud." -School Library Journal

    "An exuberant read-aloud collection*. Emberley's illustrations capture the liveliness of the poems* beckoning readers to join in and relish the fun." -Kirkus

    "The energy never flags, neither in Hoberman's trademark bouncy rhythms nor in Emberley's exuberant illustrations*" -Booklist

    "Beginning readers will be encouraged by* the early successes they are likely to meet within these pages, to go out and conquer the mountains of written word that lie ahead of them." -Bulletin

  • "Sure to draw giggles from the most reluctant young readers."

  • "A delightful edition of Mother Goose tales--with a twist."

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You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Mother Goose Tales to Read Together
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $7.00 US/$8.00 CAN
  • Pages: 32
  • Physical Dimensions: 8-1/2" x 11"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316207157
  • On Sale Date: 09/11/2012
You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Mother Goose Tales to Read Together