Living Literacy

The Human Foundations of Speaking, Writing and Reading

By Michael Rose

Illustrator: Marije Rowling

Format: Multiple Formats

Michael Rose investigates the nature of literacy and how it relates to child development, and examines what really works in preparing for and teaching literacy.

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Hawthorn Press

Hawthorn Press publishes books on holistic parenting, children's books, storytelling, crafts, social ecology, personal development, spirituality, Steiner Waldorf and early years education. Their vision is to support a more creative, peaceful and sustainable world.

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The life and nature of language itself is breaking down under the adverse pressure of modern society. In Living Literacy Michael Rose maps out how our command of the written word is threatened by inappropriate electronic media and fundamental flaws in the education system. He investigates the nature of literacy and how it relates to child development, and examines what really works in preparing for and teaching literacy.

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Format Multiple Formats
Imprint Hawthorn Press
Publication Date 14 Dec 2006
SKU 9781903458525-grouped
Number of Pages 288

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"'An extraordinarily thoughtful book that understands the value and the importance of literacy not simply as a tool but as a living, breathing part of our selves and our relation to the world...a book that should be read by all parents and teachers.' Kate Atkinson, author of Behind The Scenes At The Museum"

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