When Kate Messner was little, she used to follow her parents' dinner guests around the house with piles of books, hoping for a read-aloud. These days, she's paying it forward, writing stories and sharing them with kids. Kate lives on Lake Champlain with her family and is especially fond of reading outside in the summertime. Learn more at www.katemessner.com. Mark Siegel was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and grew up in France. He is the illustrator of To Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel, written by his wife, Siena Cherson Siegel, a Robert F. Sibert Honor Book; Seadogs: An Epic Ocean Operetta, written by Lisa Wheeler, winner of the Texas Bluebonnet Award; the author of Moving House and several other graphic novels and children's picture books. He lives in New York.
"A primer not merely on how to read, but on how to read a picture book aloud and enjoy it."--School Library Journal---
"An entertaining and educational introduction and overview to the experience of tackling a new book."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books---
"Here's to the next generation of readers: may they love reading to each other, with exciting and confident voices!"--GeekDad---
"The buddy system is celebrated along with the literary life."--The San Francisco Chronicle---
"There is a moment when a child first becomes a reader. That's the moment to capitalize on, as 'How to Read a Story, ' does beautifully."--The New York Times---
Indiana Too Good To Miss State Reading List 2018---