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Thank You Bring Me A Book Hong Kong

January 27, 2015

¦C¦LI want to thank all the individuals who participated in the weeklong workshops. I was impressed with your enthusiasm and your eager participation. You came to each workshop, energized and ready to learn how to best Conversationally Read with your children.

You came to understand:
~ Learning to ask good questions is an essential skill; questions determine the quality of our thinking
~ Reading and  talking about books with children give them the attention they need to thrive and is one of the ways we show children love and respect.
~ Conversational Reading reinforces the parent child bond and gives parents new ways to support their children’s growth and development and stay close to them as they mature

And last but not least, thank you all for the warm welcome and generosity of spirit you offered. I look forward to seeing you all on my next trip to Hong Kong for BMAB.

Until then
Diane

Don’t Count Books, Count Conversations

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What matters is not how many books your child reads, it’s how many conversations she has about them.  

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“The answers aren’t important really…What’s important is—knowing all the questions.”

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After years of Conversationally Reading, with adults and children I have begun to believe that the secret of living well is not in having all the answers but in pursuing unanswerable questions in good company, and inside good books. There is more power in the questions we ask, then in the answers we find.The quality […]

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Winnie the Pooh is 89 years old but how did he come to be?

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A real black bear inspired the adoration of young Christopher Robin for his stuffed toy. The bear was called Winipeg, Winnie for short, so named for the hometown of its owner, Canadian veterinary surgeon Harry Colebourn To know the full story, turn to Winnie, by Sally Walker, a new picture book for 4-8 year olds…and of […]

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Diane returns to Hong Kong January 2015

December 17, 2014

The South Morning Post talks about Diane Frankenstein’s upcoming Literacy Workshops. “Through her bestselling book, Reading Together, Frankenstein shows that when children start reading independently, parents need to become more, not less, involved.” Read More>> Bring Me A Book will host Diane Frankenstein’s Book Camp workshops from January 23-17. For more information and registration,  Go To […]

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