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You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Fairy Tales to Read Together Hardcover – May 1, 2004
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Shelley B. Sutherland, Niles Public Library District, IL
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Here's the premise. Each story in this book is a fairy tale. Each fairy tale is a conversation between two characters. It is meant to be read aloud by either two beginning readers or between a beginning and a more-advanced reader. After picking their parts the readers alternate lines, rhyming all the while. So, for example, in "The Three Bears" we have one reader say, "I'm Goldilocks" and another say "I'm Baby Bear". "What pretty fur!". "What pretty hair!". You get the idea. Anything written in blue is meant to be read by both readers at the same time and every poem/story ends with the lines, "You'll read to me! I'll read to you!". There are seven stories altogether and each one softens the original tale just a bit.Read more ›
My own kids and I can still recite parts of it from memory ("I found a dime! You found a dime? I found a dime at dinnertime!") The illustrations are adorable and are entertaining all on their own. Buy it and share!
This fun and delightful book is full of rhymes and rhythms, providing a helpful cadence for young readers to follow. While my three year old is still too young to read, she delights in hearing her eleven year old sister and me read the parts back and forth. The meter, tone, and style of the rhymes add to the fun and hilarity. As a matter of fact, these short tales are written in a way that almost sounds like rap. Rapping fairy tales, now that is funny! I think we will add music and sound effects the next time and see what happens!
Each story is only two to four pages long, and the illustrations are colorful, bright, and very funny. This book, and the others in the series, are perfect for beginning readers. And any book that encourages families to read together is quite simply A-1 in my book.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Really fun. I only wish they were for older kids as well through Elementry school.Published 3 months ago by JoEllen Fortenberry
Grandkids love these books. They are just a lot of fun to read together. Even my second grader who is reading pretty well and maybe finds them a little below his ability enjoys... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Michelle Tennis
I love the idea of books I can read "with" my daughter. She is shy about reading aloud, but enjoys reading with me. Read morePublished 10 months ago by BrandyW