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

By Mary Ann Hoberman (Trade Paperback, 2009)
Do you like your mind all jumpy?
Do you like your skin all bumpy?
If you do, then take a look
At the stories in this book!

Mary Ann Hoberman and Michael Emberley's award-winning picture book featuring scary stories is now available in an affordable paperback edition - just in time for Halloween! With clear, color-coded type and clever illustrations, this fourth You Read to Me, I'll Read to You book uses traditional teaching techniques to invite young children to read along with the text.

With special appeal to School & Library Markets, this new edition is the second paperback in the series, the first of which was a New York Times bestseller.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Trade Paperback

    • Price: $7.00 US/$8.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316043519

    • On Sale Date: 08/01/2009

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book, Trade Paperback

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Do you like your mind all jumpy?
Do you like your skin all bumpy?
If you do, then take a look
At the stories in this book!

Mary Ann Hoberman and Michael Emberley's award-winning picture book featuring scary stories is now available in an affordable paperback edition - just in time for Halloween! With clear, color-coded type and clever illustrations, this fourth You Read to Me, I'll Read to You book uses traditional teaching techniques to invite young children to read along with the text.

With special appeal to School & Library Markets, this new edition is the second paperback in the series, the first of which was a New York Times bestseller.

Mary Ann Hoberman's volunteer work teaching literacy inspired her to create the You Read to Me, I'll Read to You series of books to encourage reading. Winner of the National Book Award, she is the author of more than thirty-five books for children, including One of Each and Miss Mary Mack. In October 2008, Mary Ann was selected as the nation's next Children's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation at the fifth annual Pegasus Awards in Chicago. Ms. Hoberman enjoys reading with her grandchildren: "I read to them - they read to me!" Her Web site is www.maryannhoberman.com.

Michael Emberley is the creator of the highly acclaimed picture books Ruby and its sequel, Ruby and the Sniffs; Welcome Back Sun; Dinosaurs, and most recently, 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 San Diego, California. His Web site is www.michaelemberley.com.
  • Praise for the You Read to Me, I'll Read to You series:

    You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Stories to Read Together was a New York Times Bestseller!

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

    "Delectably illustrated... snappy repartee... suggests dramatic as well as read aloud possibilities" - Horn Book (starred review)

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

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

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You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Scary 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: 9780316043519
  • On Sale Date: 08/01/2009
You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Scary Tales to Read Together