RMW Kids is a subsidiary of RMW Music, an award-winning audio production company that has been an industry leader for more than thirty years. Recognizing the importance of reading aloud to children and the growth of eAudio, RMW Kids has made a commitment to bring Canadian independent publishers and Canadian writers to this growing medium by producing unabridged recordings, read by authors and professional actors(ACTRA). RMW Kids' focus is on books for young readers. Their initial offering comprising 26 titles is available for download from Audible.com, Simplyaudiobooks.ca, iTunes and Public Libraries that that use Overdrive.
The U.S. Department of Education stated in Becoming a Nation of Readers that "the single most important activity for building the knowledge required for eventual success in reading is reading aloud to children"
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