A bright and irresistible invitation to reading, You Read to Me & I’ll Read to You will inspire a love of reading—and reading aloud—in children and parents alike.
Compiled by Janet Schulman, editor of the bestselling The 20th-Century Children’s Book Treasury, this anthology is full of stories from both renowned classic children’s book creators and dazzling newer voices in children’s literature. Each of the 26 selections features original illustrations and complete text from such illustrious authors and artists as Maurice Sendak, James Marshall, Judy Blume, Ursula Le Guin, William Steig, and Roald Dahl.
From picture books to short novels, from the poignant to the magical to the just plain silly, these stories have been carefully chosen for broad appeal, accessibility, and high literary quality, making You Read to Me & I’ll Read to You a must-have book for all families who want to inspire their children to develop a lifelong love of reading.
About Janet Schulman
Janet Schulman is the editor of The 20th-Century Children’s Book Treasury. She has worked in children’s book publishing as an editor and an author for more than 40 years. She also compiled a follow-up anthology of classic stories of the 20th century, You Read to Me & I’ll Read to You. She lives in New York City
Meilo So is the award-winning illustrator of The 20th-Century Children’s Poetry Treasury, The Beauty of the Beast, Tasty Baby Belly Buttons, and It’s Simple, Said Simon.
You Read to Me & I'll Read to You by Selected by Janet Schulman