The Reading Seed
This little book could make a big difference in your child's future.
And although the day when your child first begins to read may
seem like a distant dream, the choices you make in the beginning
can create a firm foundation for the development of your child's
intelligence and learning receptivity.
The Reading Seed, in twelve simple steps, shows how to start
your baby on a path toward becoming an early reader and contains over 100 ideas and activities to enhance the process.
About the Author:
Freelance writer and graphic artist Celeste Heiter is a 23-year resident of the Napa Valley. A native of Mobile, AL, she holds a B.A. in Art and English from the University of South Alabama. Celeste spent two years teaching English in Tokyo, Japan, where her son Will was born. Using the preparation and teaching methods outlined in The Reading Seed, Will began reading at age two.
Since her return to the Napa Valley, Celeste has worked as a specialized language instructor for Japanese students attending school in the United States, and is the owner of Paragraphics, an editing and graphic design service.
Celeste is also the author of Turn Your PC Into a Lean, Mean Freelancing Machine, an e-book for freelance writers, Ganbatte Means Go For It or...How to Become an English teacher in Japan; Five Seven Five, a collection of haiku with photographs of Japan; Vignettes of Japan, fifty essays on life in Japan; and The Reading Seed: Twelve Simple Steps for Preparing Your Infant to Become an Early Reader. Celeste is an editor and regular contributor to ThingsAsian.com. Her works have also been published by Transitions Abroad, EscapeArtist.com, Asiana-Y, Ad Agency Insider, PR Agency Insider, Pathways to Health, San Francisco Chronicle, Napa Valley Register, Looking Ahead, and Napa Valley Home and Hearth.