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

By Mary Ann Hoberman (Trade Paperback, 2006)
Here's a book with something new - you read to me! I'll read to you! We'll read each page to one another - you'll read one side, I the other. A unique book 'in two voices' that uses traditional reading teaching techniques (alliteration, rhyme, repetition, short sentences) to invite young children to read along with an adult. Each of the twelve short stories fit on one spread and features childlike themes - family, friendship, pets and seasons.With clear, color-coded typography and amusing illustrations, this collection is sure to entertain.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Trade Paperback

    • Price: $7.00 US/$8.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316013161

    • On Sale Date: 04/05/2006

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book, Trade Paperback, Trade Paperback

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Here's a book with something new - you read to me! I'll read to you! We'll read each page to one another - you'll read one side, I the other. A unique book 'in two voices' that uses traditional reading teaching techniques (alliteration, rhyme, repetition, short sentences) to invite young children to read along with an adult. Each of the twelve short stories fit on one spread and features childlike themes - family, friendship, pets and seasons.With clear, color-coded typography and amusing illustrations, this collection is sure to entertain.

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.
  • You Read to Me, I'll Read to You:
    Very Short Stories to Read Together:
    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

Product Details

You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Stories 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"
  • Audio Run Time: 0
  • ISBN-13: 9780316013161
  • On Sale Date: 04/05/2006
You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Stories to Read Together