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This witty, refreshing treatise from a celebrated author and seasoned teacher is a passionate defense of reading — just for the joy of it.

First published in 1992 and even more relevant now, Daniel Pennac's quirky ode to reading has sold more than a million copies in his native

France. Drawing on his experiences as a child, a parent, and an inner-city teacher in Paris, the author reflects on the power of story and reminds us of our right to read anything, anywhere, anytime, so long as we are enjoying ourselves. In a new translation with a foreword and illustrations

by Quentin Blake, here is a guide to reading unlike any other: fresh,

sympathetic, and never didactic, it is a work of literature in its own right.



About the Author

Daniel Pennac, the author of EYE OF THE WOLF and DOG, is one of the most translated authors in France, with books for both adults and children appearing in more than thirty languages. He lives in Paris.

Sarah Adams is the award-winning translator of Daniel Pennac's EYE OF THE WOLF.

Quentin Blake has illustrated some three hundred books, including ON ANGEL WINGS by Michael Morpurgo, MICHAEL ROSEN'S SAD BOOK, and many titles by Roald Dahl. He lives in London.

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poohtigger72, February 17, 2009 (view all comments by poohtigger72)
Daniel Pennac offers a refreshing approach to encourage young people to want to read. In this book, Pennac gives details of his own childhood and how his passion for pleasure reading has grown through the years. Though not all of these rights apply to academic literature, you can be selective in choosing which ones apply to you as a reader. Daniel Pennac offers humor in an easy-to-read text format. This book is a must-read for elementary students and graduate students alike. Immerse yourself in reading and stand up for your 'Rights'.
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Pennac, Daniel
Blake, Quentin
Adams, Sarah
non-fiction;books about books;literature;essays;education;fiction;france;french;lesen
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