Kids and Reading


I was so happy to read that I had put a smile on the face of a child by giving him credit for presenting me with a neat idea which I used in my latest book, Mayne Island Aliens.  The incident was referred to on another blog,

When I connect with readers, especially with young readers, by reading and discussing a book I’ve written and what it means to me to be a writer, I feel that I’ve done more than share a story.  I’ve allowed them to participate in the creative process to some degree.


About treewithroots

Magda and Brent solve crimes and unravel mysteries on Mayne island. These exciting mystery/adventure stories for 9 - 13 year-olds, Magda's Mayne Island Mystery, Mayne Island Aliens and Mayne Island Skeletons, are available at various bookstores in the Gulf Islands. Amber enjoys reading to school classes. Teachers, please contact her if you'd like her to read to your class.

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