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Most of us remember a book that had a big effect on us when we were growing up. Perhaps we found it at home, or maybe a teacher introduced us to a great story at school. However we came across it, it's vital that we provide the same opportunity for discovery to children today to encourage them to get into reading early on. But what are kids reading these days? And which stories are capturing their imaginations now?

By   Zoila Marenco

Johanna Thomas-Corr speaks to Michael and Rebecca Frayn.

"I blame it entirely on Dad, this tendency to rewrite, rewrite, rewrite. And to rewrite very spare prose. I don't know, is there a gene for that?" says Rebecca Frayn in the interview she had with her dad, Michael Frayn, and Johanna Thomas-Corr, chief literary critic for Culture & Books.