PB, ages 4-8, based mostly on kid's immagination/fears with humor. 500/600 words
Hi, I found this quote and I don’t remember where, but it does fit me perfectly: ” I am a teacher who writes and a writer who teaches.”
I teach Spanish to elementary kids, so I also write Easy Readers in Spanish.
I am from Brazil where I have 2 books published – “Pedro, o grande” and “A Lua Namoradeira.”
Since English is not my first language, I would love someone who can help me with some editing and word choices.
My books are mostly about kids imagination and fears. I try to use humor.
I love lyrical writing. I love Tomie DePaola, Peter H. Reynolds, Kobi Yamada.
I love Junie B. Jones series and “Alexander, the terrible, horrible day.”
Also, Shel Silverstein poems and Charles Dickens.
My recent likes are “We don’t eat our classmates” by Ryan T. Higgins and “I don’t want to be a frog” by Dev Petty
No YA Fantasy.
It’s time to go to sleep. Most kids don’t like to go to sleep, but Pedro does.
He loves to dream. Dreams with pirates fighting rats, witches flying on cats, dragons eating pig cakes and monsters drowning on chocolate lava lakes..
When he wakes up, he draws all of his dreams in his Big Notebook of Amazing Dreams.
Then he replays all of them.
But there is a big giant problem …tonight he can’t get to sleep.
His toys are trembling. He hears sounds coming from behind his shelf.
“Squeak, squeak”- a rat?
“Meow! Meow!! “ – a cat?
“ Ploft, ploft” – a bat?
Pedro hears: “Bluuuuummmmm …”
“Ahhhhhh!” he yells
It’s a giant.: A neon-green giant with bright red eyes and a very big belly.
“Freeze” yells Pedro “ Or I’m going to call my dad.”
The giant laughs: “Parents don’t see me.”
I want to publish books in English, but also keep on working on my Easy Readers in Spanish (one book to be published soon by an educational publisher)
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