A sixth book in the New York Times bestselling You Read to Me, I'll Read to You series from former children's poet laureate Mary Ann Hoberman, this collection features well-known figures like Paul Bunyan and Johnny Appleseed.
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
Mary Ann Hoberman is a children's poet and author. The former children's poet laureate, she is also a National Book Award recipient. She has published over forty books for children.
"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