Better Than Life

Author: Daniel Pennac; David Homel (Translator)

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  • : $12.00(NZD)
  • : 9780889104846
  • : Coach House Press
  • : Coach House Press
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  • : October 1994
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  • : Daniel Pennac; David Homel (Translator)
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  • : Hardback
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  • : very good
  • : 208
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Barcode 9780889104846
9780889104846

Description

"Anyone who loves to read and wants our young people to develop a similar passion will savor" Better than Life "- an enchanting, beautifully written, and wise book."--Regie Routman An essential guide to helping children discover the pleasures of reading! In "Better than Life," Daniel Pennac shares the secrets that all book lovers treasure. Delving into his experiences as a parent, a writer and a teacher, he asks, how does the love of reading begin? How is it lost? And how can it be regained? This remarkable book explores simple ways to create a life-long devotion to reading: how reading aloud can ensure that a love of books beginswhy it is important that children develop a private relationship with bookswhat "The Reader's Bill of Rights" can do to guarantee children value reading This book reads like a novel with gripping anecdotes from literature and fresh insights into creating and nurturing enthusiastic readers.