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Books in Let's Read Aloud series

  • Read-Aloud Poems for Young People: Readings from the Worlds Best Loved Verses

    Glorya Hale

    Hardcover (Black Dog & Leventhal, Jan. 10, 1997)
    More than 300 poems by such masters as Maya Angelou, A. A. Milne, Robert Frost, Dr. Seuss, and W.B. Yeats. Designed to be shared by parents and children, it is organized into appealing categories and includes 50 black-&-white illustrations.
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  • Honey, I Love

    Eloise Greenfield, Jan Spivey Gilchrist

    Hardcover (Harperfestival, Jan. 1, 1995)
    Charming full-color illustrtions complement an enchanting, heartwarming poem about love and the simple joys of life, in a sturdy picture-poem book that uses repetition, rhythm, and rhyme to help preschoolers build a firm foundation for reading skills.
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  • Read-Aloud Poems: 120 of the World's Best-Loved Poems for Parent and Child to Share

    Glorya Hale

    Hardcover (Black Dog & Leventhal, Sept. 11, 2012)
    Reformatted and redesigned, Read-Aloud Poems collects the most beloved poems of children's literature.Reading to your child is the best way to instill in him or her a lifelong love of reading. Just ten minutes or less, each selection is the perfect length to read-aloud to children at bedtime and puts children on the road to becoming life-long readers. The selections from Read Aloud Poems have been carefully selected to appeal to a child’s sensibility and include work from the world’s greatest poets such as Lewis Carroll, Emily Dickinson, Shel Silverstein, Edward Lear, William Blake, and more. Beautifully illustrated and designed, Read-Aloud Poems includes original artwork specially commissioned for these books.Other titles in the series include Read-Aloud Classics (978-1-57912-920-0) and Read-Aloud African-American Stories (978-1-57912-922-4).
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  • One-Hundred-and-One African-American Read-Aloud Stories

    Susan Kantor

    Hardcover (Black Dog & Leventhal, Jan. 9, 1998)
    The newest volume in the popular Read-Aloud series, this engaging collection features the best African-American short stories and excerpts to read to children in under ten minutes. The diverse tales, selected for their rich histories, spiritual writings and adventurous characters, offer the perfect bed-time--or any other time--activities for parents, grandparents, siblings or babysitters. The book includes 50 beautiful drawings that capture the spirit of these tales, legends, lore and fables. The narratives are faithful adaptations of the oral and written stories passed down through the centuries. They include Langston Hughes, Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington and Paula Fox.
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  • Illustrated Treasury of Read-Aloud Poems for Young People

    Glorya Hale

    Hardcover (Black Dog & Leventhal, June 6, 2003)
    Curling up with a good book is one of life's great joys-and it is never too early to introduce that pleasure to children. The selections in this elegant volume are designed to be read aloud in ten minutes or less, or to be devoured by developing readers on their own. READ-ALOUD CLASSICS includes fairy tales from Hans Christian Andersen and the Brothers Grimm, and selections from The Black Stallion, Kipling's Just-So Stories, The Story of Dr. Doolittle, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Chronicles of Narnia, Little Women, and many more, reflecting a diversity of styles, cultures, and subject matter. Full-color illustrations throughout-many drawn from the original books-enhance reading enjoyment.
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  • Illustrated Treasury of Read-Aloud Classics for Young People

    Becky Koh

    Hardcover (Black Dog & Leventhal, June 6, 2003)
    Curling up with a good book is one of life's great joys-and it is never too early to introduce that pleasure to children. The selections in this elegant volume are designed to be read aloud in ten minutes or less, or to be devoured by developing readers on their own. READ-ALOUD CLASSICS includes fairy tales from Hans Christian Andersen and the Brothers Grimm, and selections from The Black Stallion, Kipling's Just-So Stories, The Story of Dr. Doolittle, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Chronicles of Narnia, Little Women, and many more, reflecting a diversity of styles, cultures, and subject matter. Full-color illustrations throughout-many drawn from the original books-enhance reading enjoyment.
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  • One-Hundred-and-One Celtic Read-Aloud Myths & Legends

    Joan C. Verniero

    Hardcover (Black Dog & Leventhal, March 1, 2000)
    Following the success of the bestselling Read-Aloud series, comes the newest volume in the series, 101 Read-Aloud Celtic Myths & Legends. These ten-minute or under readings, full of the magical and literary tradition of the Celts, are the perfect way to introduce children to the The enchanting myths and legends in this engaging collection, drawn from Ireland, Wales, England, Scotland, Brittany, Cornwall and the Isle of Man, bring to life ancient heroes and heroines, epic battles, clashes between the underworld and the real world, love, war and extraordinary journeys--conveying the Celtic wit, wisdom and love of storytelling.
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  • 101 Read-Aloud Classics: Ten-Minute Readings from the World's Best-Loved Children's Books

    Pamela Horn

    Hardcover (Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Jan. 6, 1995)
    Ten-minute readings from the worlds best-loved children's books. Features ten-minute selections and illustrations from Charlotte's Web, Pippi Longstocking, Black Beauty, The Little Prince, The Chronicles of Narnia, Little House on the Prairie and 95 other classics for all ages. Designed for parents and children to read together.
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  • 101 Read-Aloud Bible Stories: Best-Loved Stories from the Old and New Testament

    Joan C. Verniero

    Hardcover (Black Dog & Leventhal, Jan. 3, 1998)
    Young children can experience the great pleasures and wonders of the Bible, in under ten-minutes per selection, with these faithful adaptations of the Old and New Testament now told in modern prose.
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  • On My Horse

    Eloise Greenfield, Jan Spivey Gilchrist

    Hardcover (Harperfestival, Jan. 1, 1995)
    A boy riding slowly on a horse, sitting behind the horse's owner, imagines that he is riding swiftly by himself.
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  • Illustrated Treasury of Read-Aloud Myths and Legends: More than 40 of the World's Best-Loved Myths and Legends Including Greek, Roman, Celtic, Scandinavian, Indian, Mexican, and Many More

    Robin Fitzsimmons, Joan C. Verniero

    Hardcover (Black Dog & Leventhal, April 1, 2004)
    Read-Aloud Myths and Legends collects time-honored stories from the Greek, Roman, and Celtic traditions including: "The Adventures of Odysseus," "Pandora's Box," "Psyche and Cupid," "Lugh, the Sun God," "Queen Maeve and the Wild Sow," and much more. Also included are myths from Egypt, Arabia, China, Japan, Hawaii, and Mexico. Thirty full-color illustrations throughout bring the myths to life and further enhance read-aloud enjoyment.
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  • Illustrated Treasury of African American Read-Aloud Stories: More than 40 of the World's Best-Loved Stories for Parent and Child to Share

    Susan Kantor, Christian Clayton, Jan Spivey Gilchrist, Christy Hale, Michael McCurdy

    Hardcover (Black Dog & Leventhal, Dec. 1, 2003)
    African American Read-Aloud Stories is a classic collection including myths, fables, folk tales, fairy tales, tall tales, and much more. Stories include "Anansi Gets What He Deserves," "Timba," "The Dissatisfied Bird," "Why Hawks Kill Chickens," "The Wonderful Tar Baby," and more. It also includes African American songs, biographies of famous African Americans, and recollections of slavery. Thirty specially commissioned color illustrations by accomplished children's artists enhance reading enjoyment.
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