The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction (Paperback)
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The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 16/04/2020
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Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780349422961
Number of pages: 288
Dimensions: 198 x 126 mm


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Parents and grandparents shouldn't miss The Enchanted Hour, but more important, we all need to heed this delightful book's wise advice: Please read to your kids. It's not the school's job to get our kids reading, it's our job - and it's a wonderful, magical act of love and caring. * James Patterson *
Don't pick up this bewitching book! It's so enchanting you won't be able to put it down * Mem Fox, author of Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes and Reading Magic *
Meghan Gurdon has given today's parents much needed wisdom to raise attentive and curious children in the Age of Distraction. I hope her book finds a huge audience * Rosemary Wells *
An inspiring argument for sharing the joys of reading * Kirkus *
The Enchanted Hour enthralled me . . . Gurdon's book is the most charming, gentle encouragement to step away from your phone, and into the embrace of your family's most vivid imaginations * Sarah Ivens, author of Forest Therapy *
As soon as I began to read, I was filled with that kind of engrossed blossoming that happens somewhere inside of you when you start a really nourishing book -- Pandora Sykes * Sunday Times *
A joyous book that'll have you scrambling to the library * Yours *

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“Let me tell you a story...”

Meghan Cox Gurdon is a book reviewer for the Wall Street Journal and also a mother of five. She has, therefore, a great interest in children's books and the benefits of reading: this book is an investigation of... More

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“...Captured the beauty of oral storytelling...”

Going into The Enchanted Hour, I anticipated the book to be all about the benefits of reading aloud to children, and perhaps a couple of snippets of bookish joys the author has experienced with her own children - and... More

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