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    Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever (Harvest Original) (Hardback) By (author) Mem Fox, By (author) Fox, By (author) Professor of Entomology Charles Fox, Illustrated by Judy Horacek

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    DescriptionBestselling author and literacy expert Mem Fox reveals the incredible emotional and intellectual impact reading aloud to children has on their ability to learn to read. All parents want and expect their children to learn to read, but few realize they can get their kids on the road to reading long before they start school simply by reading aloud to them every day. With passion and humor, acclaimed author and internationally respected literacy expert Mem Fox tells readers how she herself became aware of the astonishing effects that reading aloud and bonding through books have on very young children. She speaks of when, where, and why to read aloud and demonstrates how to read aloud to best effect and how to get the most out of a read-aloud session. She walks readers through the three secrets of reading which together make reading possible. She gives guidance on defining, choosing, and finding good books and closes with tips on dealing effectively with the challenges that sometimes arise when children are learning to read. Filled with practical advice, activities, and inspiring true read-aloud miracles, this book is a must for every parent-and for anyone interested in how children learn to read.


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    Title
    Reading Magic
    Subtitle
    Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mem Fox, By (author) Fox, By (author) Professor of Entomology Charles Fox, Illustrated by Judy Horacek
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 218 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780151006243
    ISBN 10: 0151006245
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: CF
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Libri: I-CF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17210
    BISAC V2.8: FAM034000
    B&T General Subject: 200
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 09
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: C21252200
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A97242400
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A28400000
    BISAC V2.8: LIT009000, FAM002000, FAM016000, PER019000
    DC22: 649/.58
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 649.58
    LC classification: LB1042 .F64 2001
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
    Imprint name
    HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
    Publication date
    04 September 2001
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    Praise for MEM FOX "Fox writes with a light touch, going straight to the heart of preschool concerns with affection and wit."-The New York Times Book Review "Mem Fox has a wonderful ability to zero in on the feelings of both children and adults." -Bookselling This Week Praise for RADICAL REFLECTIONS "A funny, furious, persuasive book."-The Atlanta Journal-Constitution "A superb writer, [Fox] constructs an excellent case, and surely any child would like to be a member of her reading/writing class." -Library Journal