Oh The Places We'll Go - Kids' writers talk about reading

CRN Segments Round 5: Oh The Places We'll Go! (Eastside Radio)

Lachlan Wyllie, 6th July 2017
Writers for kids talk about reading.
  • Producer: Sally Zwartz
  • Station: Eastside Radio, Sydney
  • Duration: 06:00 to 06:30 minutes per segment
  • Tags: reading, writing, children's literature, Australia, education, storytelling
  • Suitable for: breakfast, drive, magazine programs
  • Download: PDF icon Oh the places we'll go cue sheet

Best-selling kids’ author Kate DiCamillo says that learning to read was like being given wings to fly with. What do other writers for children remember about becoming readers?

In this 10-part series Australian authors Mem Fox, Andy Griffiths, Nick Earls and others share their early reading experiences. They talk about the books that mattered to them and read from one that still does. And they offer their thoughts on helping today’s kids discover the pleasures of reading. The series comes with a book list compiled from the authors’ suggestions.

These and many more Segments are available for broadcast on your local station now. 

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