You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You – Very Short Tall Tales to Read Together

You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You:
Very Short Tall Tales to Read Together

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers • 2014 • 32 pages • ISBN: 978-0-3161-8329-1

You Read to Me, I'll Read to You - Very Short Tall Tales to Read Together

illustrated by Michael Emberley


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A sixth collection in this bestselling series, this You Read to Me features well-known figures like Paul Bunyan and Johnny Appleseed—now in paperback!

Using traditional reading teaching techniques (alliteration, rhyme, and repetition), this book is perfect for inviting young children to read along with peers or an adult for the first time.

With clear, color-coded typography, and sly, lively illustrations, this collection is sure to entertain while encouraging reading skills and interaction with others. Readers will relish these new twists on familiar folklore characters, including Johnny Appleseed, Annie Oakley, Paul Bunyan, John Henry, and many more!

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With clear, color-coded typography, and sly, lively illustrations, this collection is sure to entertain while encouraging reading skills and interaction with others. Readers will relish these new twists on familiar folklore characters, including Johnny Appleseed, Annie Oakley, Paul Bunyan, John Henry, and many more!

Reviews

Booklist

“The energy never flags, neither in Hoberman’s trademark bouncy rhythms nor in Emberley’s exuberant illustrations.”

Kirkus Reviews

“An exuberant read-aloud collection … Emberley’s illustrations capture the liveliness of the poems … beckoning readers to join in and relish the fun.”