You Read to Me, I'll Read to You (Paperback)

Very Short Tall Tales to Read Together

By Mary Ann Hoberman, Michael Emberley (Illustrator)

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316531405, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 19, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/5/2006)
Paperback (9/11/2012)
Hardcover (5/1/2004)
Paperback (8/1/2009)
Hardcover (9/1/2001)
Hardcover (11/2/2010)
Hardcover (8/1/2007)
Prebound (4/1/2006)

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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!

About the Author

Children's Poet Laureate Mary Ann Hoberman is the author of the classic A House is a House for Me, which won a National Book Award, as well as the bestselling Sing-Along Stories series.

Michael Emberley is the New York Times best-selling illustrator of It's Perfectly Normal by Robie Harris and has created several books of his own, including Ruby and Dinosaurs! A Drawing Book.

Praise For You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Tall Tales to Read Together

"An exuberant read-aloud collection... Emberley's illustrations capture the liveliness of the poems...beckoning readers to join in and relish the fun."—Kirkus

"The energy never flags, neither in Hoberman's trademark bouncy rhythms nor in Emberley's exuberant illustrations."—Booklist