by Mem Fox
published 2020 Ligature finest genre Non-fiction
‘Reading aloud to our babies and young children will make the entire country better off.’
Mem Fox is Australia’s best-loved picture-book author and has taught and advocated for literacy around the world for more than 30 years.
In this modern classic, Mem explores the power and impact that reading aloud to our children can have—on literacy, development, confidence and connection. She explains the benefits and processes of reading, offers practical guidance and tackles enduring controversies from phonics to television.
Inspiring, informative and delightfully illustrated by Mem’s long-time collaborator Judy Horacek, this is essential reading for mothers and fathers, carers and teachers.