A bright and irresistible invitation to reading, You Read to Me & I’ll Read to You will inspire a love of reading—and reading aloud—in children and parents alike.
Compiled by Janet Schulman, editor of the bestselling The 20th-Century Children’s Book Treasury, this anthology is full of stories from both renowned classic children’s book creators and dazzling newer voices in children’s literature. Each of the 26 selections features original illustrations and complete text from such illustrious authors and artists as Maurice Sendak, James Marshall, Judy Blume, Ursula Le Guin, William Steig, and Roald Dahl.
From picture books to short novels, from the poignant to the magical to the just plain silly, these stories have been carefully chosen for broad appeal, accessibility, and high literary quality, making You Read to Me & I’ll Read to You a must-have book for all families who want to inspire their children to develop a lifelong love of reading.
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Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers Sep 11, 2001| 256 Pages| 9 x 10-7/8| All| ISBN 9780375810831