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The importance of reading and rhyming aloud

Children's author Vivian French explains how reading and rhyming aloud can help children understand and remember the structures of language


Vivian French has been writing for 30 years and has published over 300 books for children. In 2018 she received Scottish Book Trust's Outstanding Contribution to Children’s Books Award.

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