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How to Get More From Our Books

Our books give children a lot to think about. Those who re-read and think about them often discover something new. Here are some resources to help you and your children learn more from our books.

Tips for Reading (reading_tips.pdf)
Fun Projects to download and use along with each story
Read Together Manuals
The Magic of Reading Video


Here are two great videos from Susan Ramsay at Kingston Literacy & Skills based on THE SILLY CHICKEN by Idries Shah, illustrated by Jeff Jackson. The first shows two young children enjoying a reading of this beautifully illustrated book we give away free to disadvantaged kids. . The second shows Tips and Tricks for using The Silly Chicken to help your child develop stronger skills in listening, speaking, thinking and problem solving, as well as understanding themselves and others better.


THE SILLY CHICKEN: Tips and Tricks