You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Scary Tales to Read Together
  • You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Scary Tales to Read Together
  • You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Scary Tales to Read Together
  • You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Scary Tales to Read Together
  • You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Scary Tales to Read Together
  • You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Scary Tales to Read Together
  • You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Scary Tales to Read Together
  • You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Scary Tales to Read Together
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You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Scary Tales to Read Together

by Mary Ann Hoberman, Michael Emberley
     
 

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In an irresistible fourth You Read to Me collaboration, Mary Ann Hoberman and Michael Emberley have added spooky tales to their bestselling and award-winning series--and it's a scary lot of fun. You've never met witches, zombies, ghosts, or ghouls like these before!

With clear, color-coded typography and clever illustrations, this fourth You Read to Me,See more details below

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Overview

In an irresistible fourth You Read to Me collaboration, Mary Ann Hoberman and Michael Emberley have added spooky tales to their bestselling and award-winning series--and it's a scary lot of fun. You've never met witches, zombies, ghosts, or ghouls like these before!

With clear, color-coded typography and clever illustrations, this fourth You Read to Me, I'll Read to You book "in two voices" uses traditional reading teaching techniques - alliteration, rhyme, and repetition - to invite young children to read along with peers or with an adult.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Phyllis Kennemer
The third book in this successful series features stories that are just scary enough to be both interesting and funny. As in the previous books, the text appears in three colors: one for the adult reader, another for the child, and a third for both readers together. Also, each story is complete on two facing pages. The thirteen stories feature such subjects as a surprising mummy, a flying witch, a visiting dinosaur, a friendly skeleton, a scary ghost, a hungry ghoul, and some tricky zombies. Each tale ends with a variation of "You read to me. I'll read to you." The accompanying cartoon-like illustrations contribute to the humor and the action. Children will chuckle anew with each turn of the page. Although the book would be an obvious choice during the Halloween season, it could easily become a year round favorite with beginning readers.
School Library Journal

PreS-Gr 3
This fourth installment in the innovative series invites young readers once again to share its whimsical vignettes (written in dialogue) with a peer or an adult. Perfect for Halloween, the stories all revolve around monsters, goblins, zombies, and ghouls. The selections are short, each running across a spread, and "voices" are color-coded and carefully positioned on the page so readers know when it's their turn. Despite its title, the book is hardly engineered to keep any child awake at night. Emberley's illustrations depict friendly fiends with lopsided smiles and silly features, and the fear/gross-out factors in the text are almost nonexistent. A solid choice for most libraries.
—Catherine ThreadgillCopyright 2006 Reed Business Information.

Kirkus Reviews
Hoberman and Emberley return with their fourth collaboration of short read-aloud stories in verse, this time a baker's dozen of goofy-scary original ones. The author's note (aimed at adults) and the introductory poem (aimed at readers, with illustrations of two youngsters in monster masks) proffer the book's premise: These stories, ideal for reading aloud, use spooky settings to express the joys of reading. Each poem spans two facing pages and, at 9"x12", the book is large enough to accommodate multiple small illustrations that retell each story pictorially. Subjects cover Halloween mainstays like "The Skeleton," "Trick or Treat" and "The Witch and the Broomstick," as well as a variety of other eerie entities. In "The Mummy," for example, two children in miners helmets gleefully unwrap a figure in a coffin, and get a surprise. A boy on a bicycle helps "The Ghoul" learn to read. Text throughout comes in multiple pastel shades, nicely matching Emberley's impish illustrations, in pencil, watercolor and pastels. Nifty. (Picture book. 3-7)

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316017336
Publisher:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date:
08/01/2007
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
896,691
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.25(h) x 1.12(d)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

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