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How can you help children to develop a love of reading and books? Which books are the best ones to use in primary teaching? How do you make the most of children's literature in teaching across the curriculum?


A poem is worth reading for its own sake, not simply in order to teach something about poetry. Being a reader of literature gives a teacher the confidence to teach powerfully.

(Martin, 2003, p.16)

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