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About the author of:

Teach children to read, a fun and easy ten step program for parents

Hi I'm Jen,

My two passions in life, after my family, are children and reading.


Young children fascinate me, I am intrigued by them. Every child is unique and equally captivating. It is amazing how we humans develop, from a tiny baby, completely reliant on others for survival, is soon reaching, grasping, imitating sounds, sitting, crawling, standing, walking, climbing, running, speaking and asking questions. We are pre-programmed to learn skills.


I have had many jobs over the years, however my career is teaching young children. After graduating from university I started teaching pre-school. I was so interested in how children's brains developed that after four years teaching I went back to college and studied Special Education.


When I started teaching in special education, I had the opportunity to work with smaller groups of children. I could see first-hand how small accomplishes were achieved and I was able to develop a step by step learning program individualised for each child I worked with.


My focus was on literacy development and I word for many years with children aged 18 months to five years, my job was to enhance their skills so they could read and write. Learning to read is the key to future academic success. If we could get our children with special needs reading then they were in a much better position to learn other skills when they commence school.


Over many years I tried lots of different teaching strategies, and I slowly developed a collection of strategies that worked. Children learnt to read and we all had fun along the way.


I now work in management at an educational facility and feel I have the time to write and share my experience. I hope you gain insight from my book and experience the joy of playing and learning with your children.



Jen Chatterton

Diploma of Teaching (Early Childhood)

Bachelor Special Education

Diploma of Management

Certificate IV Project Management



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"Thanks Jen for your 'Teach children to read' book, it was exactly what I was looking for - a fun, interactive and play based program. It provided an easy to follow guide that made sense!" 

 Greta, AUS


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