Tell Me a Story: Sharing Stories to Enrich Your Child's World by Elaine Reese
This book shows parents how telling and sharing stories about family experiences can help children grow into healthy, happy adolescents and adults. Dr. Elaine Reese outlines the techniques that work best with children of all ages.
Family storytelling offers many of the same advantages as book reading - and some new ones - for children's language and emotional development, coping skills, and sense of belonging.
"Parents who desire to strengthen their child's development will appreciate the book's insights into storytelling for all ages and stages and his hands-on tips for incorporating oral and written storytelling in the home." - Library Journal
This book deserves a place on every parent's bookshelf.