Words Get Knotted by Pippa Sweeney
  

Words Get Knotted

Written by Pippa Sweeney
Illustrated by

RRP £5.99

Synopsis

Words Get Knotted by Pippa Sweeney

Dyslexia is a difficulty with words, and it is often misunderstood and sometimes unrecognised. If dyslexia remains undetected, it can affect a child's confidence and educational achievements. This charming, beautifully designed book aims to empower children with dyslexia to recognise and understand their own difficulties and by sharing it with friends and family help them to understand too. It is a picture book for an adult to share with a young child but the use of the visual metaphor (wool and knitting being compared to words and writing) minimizes the need for words and adds to its appeal.

Reviews

A clever, entertaining book... will inspire youngsters age 8+ and their parents. Irish Examiner

About the Author

When Pippa Sweeney's eldest daughter was found to have dyslexia at the age of twenty, she became passionate about raising dyslexia awareness. She was subsequently herself diagnosed with dyslexia, revealing the common hereditary link. Pippa lives in Ireland with her husband, children, sheep and hens, where she writes and illustrates for children.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Pippa Sweeney
More books by Pippa Sweeney

Publisher

A & C Black Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

4th July 2013

ISBN

9781408181881


It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools