Childhood Imagination Sows Seeds of Future Brilliance
In celebration that I will be back at Wisley Gardens next weekend reading Bellamy The Butterfly, I have decided to dedicate this week on my blog to those wonderful little creatures that captivate the imaginations of poets and artists alike. All week, I will be posting snippets of inspiration about butterflies ~ from photography, to poetry, to alliteration and art. I hope you will enjoy this and join me here.
This is the butterfly originally created by the wonderful Marta Perine-Bacon and coloured by me!
The challenge of the Pa Dug & Rosie series was to tell factual stories about how everything in the garden serves a purpose ~ including bees, butterflies, and worms and to attempt to bring poetry to science by writing the stories all in rhyme . Children learn better through rhyme, rhythm and onomatopoeia. I have re-released Biddle The Bee and Bellamy the Butterfly and given them their own voices. Bellamy, I imagine, has a laid-back voice…lots of lovely words describe him…, flitter, float, flutter ~ I can’t imagine him being in a hurry, can you? I added quizzes to the books also, to help little learners to know what they they know!
It is a great pleasure to teach children about these wonderful garden creatures. Pollinators are so very important to all of us. I hope to put my passion for environmental issues into bringing magic to these stories for little ones and pass on some of that passion to them!
Available in kindle and paperback on Amazon. You can find all my books on Amazon HERE
Or visit our website to learn more about all these books: www.dr-nanaplum-amazingbooksforchildren.com