Aidan Chambers is as an author of young adult fiction. His books include The Pleasant Takers, Breaktime, Dance on My Grave, and The Toll Bridge. In addition to writing fiction, he has published professional books for educators about children's literature and teaching.
Tell Me: Children, Reading, and Talk presents a practical framework to help teachers establish meaningful book discussions in their classrooms. The "tell me" approach helps students learn to "talk well" about what they have read and to listen to others talk about books. Tell Me clearly explains processes, rules, and questions for establishing book discussions. The book is the companion to The Reading Environment.