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Reading Magic Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever

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ISBN-10: 0156035103

ISBN-13: 9780156035101

Edition: 2nd 2001

Authors: Mem Fox, Judy Horacek

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A new and revisednbsp;edition! nbsp; Bestselling children's author and internationally respectednbsp;literacy expert Mem Fox reveals the incredible emotional and intellectual impact reading aloud to children has on their ability to learn to read. nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; With passion and humor,nbsp;Fox 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.nbsp;Shenbsp;discusses the three secrets of reading,nbsp;offers guidance on defining andnbsp;choosing good books, and addresses the challenges that can arise. And this new editionnbsp;boasts twenty pages of fresh material,…    
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List price: $16.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 7/7/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.31" wide x 8.00" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Australian writer, Mem Fox was born on March 5th, 1946 in Melbourne. At the age of six months, she and her parents who were missionaries moved to Zimbabwe and she attended the mission school there. At the age of eighteen, she left Zimbabwe and attended a drama school in London. She eventually returned to Australia where she was a college professor. She held the position as Associate Professor, Literacy Studies, in the School of Education at Flinders University, South Australia. Fox is considered Australia's most popular children's author. Her title Possum Magic, a title dedicated to her daughter, is the best-selling picture book in Australia. It was also named a Highly Commended Book by the…    

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