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Hugh Crago is co-author (with Maureen Crago) ofPrelude to Literacy (1983). His new book,A Family in Time, will be published in 1994 by McPhee-Gribble/Penguin (Melbourne). “Why Readers Read What Writers Write” is an edited version of Chapter 1 of a forthcoming book entitledStories Make Us Make Stories.

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Crago, H. Why readers read what writers write. Child Lit Educ 24, 277–289 (1993).

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