Synopsis: Some of people’s fondest childhood memories are the times when their parents read to them on a rainy day or at bedtime. More than just an entertaining interlude, these sessions help children develop their reading, comprehension and analytical skills. We talk to two children’s reading specialists about how reading aloud to children can help them succeed in school and beyond.

Host: Gary Price. Guests: Dr. Anne van Kleeck, professor at the University of Texas-Dallas, specialist in child pre-literacy development. Maia Haag, president, I See Me Children’s Personalized Books, offering the Night Before Christmas personalized book this season.

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