Hey! Listen to this: Stories to Read Aloud

Front Cover
Jim Trelease
Penguin Books, 1992 - Juvenile Fiction - 414 pages
Jim Trelease's "New Read-Aloud Handbook" led millions of people to discover the special experience of reading aloud to children. In "Hey! Listen to This, " Trelease brings together forty-eight read-aloud stories that parents and teachers can share with children ages five through nine. His choices range from folktales "( Uncle Remus, the Pied Piper of Hamelin, and the Indian Cinderella )" to classic favorites by such wonderful children's authors as Roald Dahl "( James and the Giant Peach ), " E.B. White "( Charlotte's Web), " Beverly Cleary "( Ramona the Pest ), " C.S. Lewis "( The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe), " and L.Frank Baum "(Ozma of Oz )." In addition, Trelease has written a special introduction to each story and makes suggestions for further reading.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

My taste isn't exactly the same as Trelease's, but he does have a lot of good samples of different books and stories here. Not only does he have the texts, but he includes biographies of the authors ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

My taste isn't exactly the same as Trelease's, but he does have a lot of good samples of different books and stories here. Not only does he have the texts, but he includes biographies of the authors ... Read full review

Contents

TELL ME A STORY
3
Wolf Story by William McCleery
10
Noahs Friends by Marc Gellman
17
Copyright

42 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1992)

Before retiring from the lecture circuit in 2008, Jim Trelease spent thirty years addressing parents, teachers, and librarians on the subjects of children, literature, and the challenges of multimedia to print. Initially self-published in 1979, The Read-Aloud Handbook has had seven American editions as well as British, Australian, Japanese, Chinese, Indonesian, and Spanish editions. Trelease is also the editor of two popular read-aloud anthologies for Penguin: Hey! Listen to This, for grades K-4, and Read All About It! , for preteens and teens.In 2010, Penguin Books named The Read-Aloud Handbook as one of the seventy-five most important books it published in its seventy-five-year history.

Bibliographic information