Games with Books

Twenty-eight of the Best Children's Books and How to Use Them to Help Your Child Learn—From Preschool to Third Grade

Peggy Kaye

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Everyone knows how important it is to read with children. But how can you continue your child's learning experience and enjoyment of a story once you close the book?

In her engaging new book, Peggy Kaye shows parents and teachers how to play learning games based on classic children's books. Games with Books features 14 picture books, from Harold and the Purple Crayon to Bluesberries for Sal and 14 chapter books, from Winnie the Pooh to Charlotte's Web. For each book, Kaye provides a summary and then offers three to four games that will keep kids entertained while they are practicing valuable reading, writing and math skills. The games require few materials and can easily be played both in home and at school. They cover a wide skill and age range. In addition to her creative and fun approach to learning, Kaye offers a wonderful bonus in her new book: a selective list of great children's books that no reader -- young or old -- will want to miss.

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Praise for Games with Books

"An extremely valuable resource for parents."
-- Betty Holmes, Director, United Federation of Teachers, Dial-a-Teacher

"Kaye is a master at turning learning tasks into easy games." -- Library Journal

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Peggy Kaye

Peggy Kaye, a tutor and eductional consultant, is the author of Games for Math, Games for Writing and Games for Learning. She has a master's degree in early-childhood education from Columbia University's Teachers College and has taught in both public and private elementary schools. She lives in New York City.

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Games with Books
Twenty-eight of the Best Children's Books and How to Use Them to Help Your Child Learn—From Preschool to Third Grade
Peggy Kaye

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks
March 2002
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780374528157
ISBN10: 0374528152
7 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 368 pages, Line Drawings
$29.00
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