If you’re looking to spend some quality time with your kids, one of the best things you can do is cuddle up with them and read a book.
teaching kids to read
Being a publisher of children’s books I’m often asked if I know of any literacy resources I could recommend. As well as suggesting our title, ‘Teaching Kids to Read’ by Fay Tran, I’ve also been directing people to blog, Planning with Kids, and their fantastic posts throughout February focusing on Literacy.
Lila Prap’s ‘Why?’ lead our Top 10 books at last weekend’s Clunes Booktown Festival
Wilkins Farago is now an official Partner of the National Year of Reading 2012
‘I simply do not understand why every primary school cannot teach every child to read and spell to a functional level in the seven years of attendance.’ – Read the guest post from literacy expert Fay Tran
Author of ‘Teaching Kids to Read’, Fay Tran, is to be awarded the prestigious 2011 Bruce Wicking Award in recognition of her contribution to the field of learning difficulties.
Fay Tran lists the things you can do to help your child improve their spelling and reading.
‘The book’s strength lies … in the addressing of the entire literacy problem, ways forward and in its encouragement of deeper investigation and care on a kid-by-kid basis.’ Education Today
Written in a clear, approachable, intelligent voice with an obvious passion for helping children achieve their very best, this book is a wonderful resource.
Recently Fay Tran, author of Teaching Kids to Read discussed this very topic with Alex Mann from SBS Radio’s Alchemy program.
You don’t often get other publishers’ website plugging your books, so I was delighted to see that the promotional site for Kaz Cooke’s Kidwrangling describe Fay Tran’s new Teaching Kids to Read as ‘a sensible book’.
Nice interview with Fay Tran, author of Teaching Kids to Read, in the Melbourne Age newspaper.
Teaching Kids to Read contains all the essential lists to help with spelling and reading. As we were limited to the number of pages in our book, however, we have made even more lists available online as free bonus material here. The lists include: Onset Rime words in vertical format Onset Rime words in […]
A positive review of Fay Tran’s new book, ‘Teaching Kids to Read’, in ‘Bookseller+Publisher’ magazine.
Fay Tran, author of our new title Teaching kids to Read, has prepared a set of phonogram cards which you can download free from the Wilkins Farago website.
Literacy specialist Fay Tran explains why she wrote her new book, ‘Teaching Kids to Read’.
‘Grammar … will be a tough subject even for teachers when a new national curriculum reintroduces basic literacy skills next year.’
Here’s a short promotional video on our August publication, ‘Teaching Kids to Read’ by Australian literacy specialist Fay Tran.
Over the past few years, Wilkins Farago has built a reputation for publishing children’s picture books from around the world. Our next book couldn’t be more different. It’s adult nonfiction, has only minimal illustration and the author is Australian. But it’s probably the most important book we’ve published so far.