Mem Fox on the importance of reading aloud to children

Mem Fox, Reading Magic. How your child can learn to read before school – and other read-aloud miracles. Illustrations by Judi Horacek Published 2001 by Pan Macmillan Australia, 156p   Einstein once told the story of a woman who’d asked what she could do to make her son more intelligent. “Read him fairy stories”, he… Continue reading Mem Fox on the importance of reading aloud to children

On good life according to Hemingway

A.E. Hotchner, The Good Life According to Hemingway Published by Ecco, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers, 2008, 144p   Hemingway’s influence on the 20th century literature is not debatable. His writings are his reaction to the world. If you’re going to be a writer, sooner or later you write about everything – the places… Continue reading On good life according to Hemingway