Cushla and her books by Dorothy Butler

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Published by Penguin in Auckland, Harmondsworth .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Bibliotherapy -- Cases, clinical reports, statistics.,
  • Handicapped children -- Care and treatment -- Case studies.,
  • Books and reading for children -- Case studies.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementDorothy Butler.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRJ53.B/
The Physical Object
Pagination123p. :
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17579799M
ISBN 100140092617
OCLC/WorldCa17321901

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Muriel Dorothy Butler was born in Grey Lynn, New Zealand on Ap She received a diploma in education from the University of Auckland for her study of her severely handicapped granddaughter Cushla.

This research was later adapted for publication as Cushla and Her Books. She was a children's book author and bookseller. Cover subtitle: the fascinating story of the role of books in the life of a handicapped child.

Originally published Auckland, N.Z.: Hodder and Stoughton, Blue 1/4 cloth. Description: pages: illustrations ; 20 cm: Other Titles: Cushla and her books, the fascinating story of the role of books in the life of a handicapped child.

Her first books Cushla and her Books (Holder & Stoughton ), Reading Begins at Home (with Dr Marie Clay, HeinemannBabies Need Books (Bodley Head ) and Five to Eight (Bodley Head ; reflected her interest in encouraging parents to share books with children from an early age.

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Author: Jill Daugherty. getting to know the repertoire of books my babies would respond to. I also read Dorothy’s first book –Cushla and her Books, a study of her granddaughter Cushla, born with multiple disabilities, but who thrived on the deluge of books which were read to her as a small child.

Cushla lived next door to us at that time and it was a pleasure to. Butler, D. () Cushla and Her Books (Boston: The Horn Book, Inc).

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This book explores the interrelation of literacy and religion as practiced by Western Christians in, first, historical contexts and, second, in one contemporary church setting. Using both a case study and a Foucauldian theoretical framework, the book provides a sustained analysis of the Author: Cushla Kapitzke.

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In good all round condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN Seller Inventory #. Her final project was a study of the benefits of providing a book-rich life for children with disabilities, through her study of the development of her granddaughter Cushla, born with multiple disabilities.

This study, published as Cushla and her books (), transformed Dorothy into an internationally-recognised literacy expert. The book was.Despite her severe problems, at age six and a half Cushla was reading alone at a level far above her actual age. Her parents had made books and language a vital part of her life, and Cushla had fooled the doctors and learned to read, despite dire predictions that she would not.

Books can help you as a parent in many family situations.Cushla and Her Books, Butler chronicles her granddaughter's progress toward lit-eracy through immersion in a world of rich and ongoing oral language, story-book readings, and the extraordinary support of her immediate and extended family.

Cushla's mother, born and raised in a family of book lovers, started read-ing to Cushla at the age of 4.

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