Part of a series that caters for the increased parental concern and involvement in children’s education, this book deals with learning to read and write. It contains a wide range of games and activites through which the child will pick up skills and concepts to develop reading and writing. Parents and children can participate in these games together so the adult can closely monitor the childs development and each section is divided inot developmental stages so that children can build up on their skills. The author, Jan Morrow, has also written „Learning is Childs Play” and „Pre-school Choices”, as well as being an experienced primary school teacher and supervisor of a play group. The book should be useful to anyone responsible for the care of children such as playgroup leaders, nursery and infant school teachers.