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A Walk in the Words

Hudson Talbott shares what it was like to grow up with dyslexia in this picture book that celebrates the rewards of reading at your own pace.

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Review of ‘A Walk in the Words’

Author-illustrator Hudson Talbott shares his personal experience of growing up with dyslexia in A Walk in the Words, a picture book that will help other “slow readers” feel seen and, refreshingly, celebrated.

In descriptive prose, Talbott takes us back to his childhood. An avid artist, he struggles with reading: “A whole page of text looked…

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