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I Spy a Great Reader : Unlock the Literary Secret and Get Your ChildHooked on Books - Jackie French

I Spy a Great Reader

Unlock the Literary Secret and Get Your ChildHooked on Books

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Australian Children's Laureate, book lover and dyslexia sufferer Jackie French gives a wonderful insight into how you can help your child discover a world of books. Does your child love books, but can't stay still long enough to focus on reading one? Would you like to improve your child's reading ability? Don't know where to begin to stimulate a greater love of reading in your child? Award-winning author Jackie French knows what it is to struggle with reading and literacy.

Drawing on her own experience with dyslexia, Jackie has written this book to help parents identify the possible reading difficulties their children may have. All children learn differently, and Jackie offers many fun and rewarding way s to help launch your child into literacy. These include games for coordination, concentration and focus as well as helpful steps to kickstart your child into reading and to foster a life-long love of books. I Spy a Great Readeris filled with a wealth of advice, anecdotes and activities - it's a book every parent should own.

About the Author

Jacqueline Anne "Jackie" French (born 29 November 1953) is an Australian author. She has written well over one hundred books, chiefly children's fiction and books on gardening. Her novels Hitler's Daughter and To the Moon and Back have been awarded the CBCA Children's Book of the Year Award: Younger Readers and Children's Book of the Year Award: Eve Pownall Award for Information Books respectively. Some of her other books have received CBCA Children's Book of the Year Award honours and have been shortlisted for the prizes.

Jackie French

Jackie French's writing career spans sixteen years, 42 wombats, 120 books for kids and adults, translations into nineteen languages, and slightly more awards than wombats, both in Australia and overseas (that's overseas awards, not overseas wombats).

Her books range from provocative historical fiction such as Hitler's Daughter and They Came on Viking Ships to the hilarious international bestseller, Diary of a Wombat with Bruce Whatley, as well as many nonfiction titles such as The Fascinating History of Your Lunch, and To the Moon and Back (with Bryan Sullivan), the history of Australia's Honeysuckle Creek and man's journey to the moon.

In 2000, Hitler’s Daughter was awarded the CBC Younger Readers’ Award. To the Moon and Back won the Eve Pownall Award in 2005. Macbeth and Son, and Josephine Wants to Dance were both shortlisted for the 2007 CBC Awards.

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ISBN: 9780732299521
ISBN-10: 0732299527
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st August 2014
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.22