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Why read with your child?


1. It will increase your child's vocabulary


2. It will help your child develop the structure and style of their writing


3. It will enrich family ties


4. Reading with/ to your child sends an important message (i.e. reading is fun!)


Julia Donaldson's top reading tips | Oxford Owl

Author of the much-loved Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson shares her top tips for reading with your child. Includes advice on enjoying reading together and acting out stories, and also explains the importance of rhyming stories for children who are just learning to read.