Trelease Jim : Hey] Listen to This, Vol.1

Trelease Jim : Hey] Listen to This, Vol.1

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Edited by Jim Trelease

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  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 414 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 226mm x 30mm | 590g
  • Publication date: 28 May 1992
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0140146539
  • ISBN 13: 9780140146530
  • Sales rank: 236,085

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Jim Trelease's "New Read-Aloud Handbook" led millions of people to discover the special experience of reading aloud to children. In "Hey! Listen to This, " Trelease brings together forty-eight read-aloud stories that parents and teachers can share with children ages five through nine. His choices range from folktales "( Uncle Remus, the Pied Piper of Hamelin, and the Indian Cinderella )" to classic favorites by such wonderful children's authors as Roald Dahl "( James and the Giant Peach ), " E.B. White "( Charlotte's Web), " Beverly Cleary "( Ramona the Pest ), " C.S. Lewis "( The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe), " and L.Frank Baum "(Ozma of Oz )." In addition, Trelease has written a special introduction to each story and makes suggestions for further reading.

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Jim Trelease is the editor of two anthologies, Read All About It! and Hey! Listen to This, and the author of the one that started it all, The Read-Aloud Handbook. His writing has appeared in the New York Times and the Washington Post.

Table of contents

Introduction Tell Me a Story! The Gunniwolf, retold by Wilhelmina Harper Little Red Riding Hood, by Gianni Rodari Wolf Story, by William McCleery Tales from Long Ago Noah's Friends, by Marc Gellman The Tortoise and the Hare, retold from Aesop School Days Sideways Stories from Wayside School, by Louis Sachar Ramona the Pest, by Beverly Cleary Child of the Silent Night, by Edith Fisher Hunter Family Secrets, by Susan Shreve Food for Thought Bavsi's Feast, by Adele Geras Chocolate Fever, by Robert Kimmel Smith Homer Price, by Robert McCloskey Families Alexander, by June Epstein Mr. Popper's Penguins, by Richard and Florence Atwater The Stories Julian Tells, by Ann Cameron The Fish Angel, by Myron Levoy Nadia the Willful, by Sue Alexander Greyling, by Jane Yolen Folk and Fairy Tales Unanana and the Elephant, retold by Kathleen Arnott The Tales of Uncle Remus, retold by Julius Lester The Indian Cinderella, retold by Cyrus Macmillan Shen of the Sea, retold by Arthur Bowie Chrisman The Emperor's New Clothes, retold from Hans Christian Andersen The Search for the Magic Lake, by Genevieve Barlow The Magic Thread Animal Tales The Tale of Peter Rabbit, by Beatrix Potter Charlotte's Web, by E.B. White Bambi, by Felix Salten Black Beauty, by Anna Sewell Lassie Come-Home, by Eric Knight Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls Gentle Ben, by Walt Morey Gigantic Creatures The Story of Giant Kippernose, by John Cunliffe The Reluctant Dragon, by Kenneth Grahame The Moon's Revenge, by Joan Aiken Fantasy Lands Ozma of Oz, by L. Frank Baum The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, by C.S. Lewis James and the Giant Peach, by Roald Dahl Children of Courage The Boy Who Stopped the Sea, retold by Louis Untermeyer The Courage of Sarah Noble, by Alice Dalgliesh The Sign of the Beaver, by Elizabeth George Speare I Have a Dream: The Story of Martin Luther King, Jr., by Margaret Davidson Orphans of the Storm Sara Crewe, by Frances Hodgson Burnett The Story of Holly and Ivy, by Rumer Godden Understood Betsy, by Dorothy Canfield Fisher Classic Tales The Golden Touch, retold from Nathaniel Hawthorne The Pied Piper, retold from Joseph Jacobs and Andrew Lang, with poetry by Robert Browning Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, retold from Andrew Lang Outstanding Anthologies of Children's Stories Audiocassette Production Companies