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I Spy a Great Reader

How to Unlock the Literary Secret and Get Your Child Hooked on Books

I Spy a Great Reader( )
Author: French, Jackie
ISBN:978-0-7322-9952-1
Publication Date:Sep 2017
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Australia
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.99
Book Description:

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...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / General
Family & Relationships / Parenting / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.992 x 7.722 x 0.78 Inches
Book Weight:0.475 Pounds
Author Biography
French, Jackie (Author)
Jackie French was born on November 29, 1953 in Sydney, Australia. She overcame dyslexia to write over 140 books for both children and adults. Her children's books include Diary of a Wombat, Christmas Wombat, Flood, and Fire. A Waltz for Matilda, published in 2016, won the Kids Reading Oz Choice (KROC) Award for fiction for years 7-9. She has also written 6 gardening books. She has received numerous awards including the 2000 CBCA Book of the Year for Younger Readers and the UK Wow! Award for Hitler's Daughter, an Aurealis Award for Cafe on Callisto, and ACT Book of the Year for In the Blood. She was chosen to be the Australian National Children's Laureate for 2014-2015 and was named the 2015 Senior Australian of the Year. She also won a 2015 Excellence Award and the Redmond Barry Award, which honors contributions to the library and information sector. In 2016, she and illustrator Peter Bray won the ACT Writing and Publishing Award in the children's book category for their book, Horace the Baker's Horse and she was given the Pixie O'Harris Award for service to Australian children's books given by the Australian Book Industry Awards.

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