You Read to Me & I'll Read to You: 20th-Century Stories to Share (Hardcover)

20th-Century Stories to Share

By Janet Schulman (Selected by)

Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 9780375810831, 256pp.

Publication Date: September 11, 2001



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.

About the Author

JANET SCHULMAN worked in the children's book industry for nearly fifty years. She was the head of children's book marketing at Macmillan for thirteen years and, in 1978, began working at Random House, where she served as editor-in-chief of Random House and Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers and, from 1988 through 1994, as children's book publisher. She wrote many acclaimed books for children and served on the board of directors and as chairperson of the Children's Book Council.