Even the best software cannot teach your child to read. You need books and the most important tool of all - the kitchen table - where you sit and do the lessons. "The Reading Lesson" book gives you an easy to follow recipe for teaching your child to read. This 444 page book contains twenty lessons. The lessons are easy to do both for parent and the child. You will need to work with your child about 15 to 20 minutes a day. A typical lesson can be finished in approximately one to two weeks.