Things with Wings is a lovely illustrated rhyming book all about things with wings! The illustrations are fun to engage even the most fidgety of children. Each illustration has an extra thing with wings for children to find to encourage interaction with the book. The whole family can share Things with Wings to encourage interaction with, and awareness of, the world around us. This is the first book in the Things with… series of illustrated rhymes.
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I wrote the things with… rhymes when my first child was a baby. I watched my daughter’s fascination with things most grown-ups take for granted and realized there is wonder in everything around a growing baby and throughout childhood. All the things in the world are simply things until we help our children to learn about them hence the title of the series ‘Things with Wings’. After writing Things with Wings I then wrote Things with Wheels, Things with Eyes and Things with Legs.
How Did You Come up With Your Characters?
I tried to choose things children find most fascinating, like planes. I have yet to meet a baby or toddler who doesn’t love to point up to the sky when they spot a plane. I then thought of a variety of winged things to encourage awareness of the world around and also threw in some facts in a humorous way to help children develop their awareness. I chose the winged things that amuse and entertain me the most.
“The moth can’t see too well, when he flies in day or night. He is so blind; he bumps a lot and even flies into lights!”
“Things with wings are everywhere, just take a look around. When you spot a thing with wings you’ll be amazed at what you’ve found!”
I live in Kent, UK with my wonderful husband and two beautiful daughters. I have been writing for children for around 8 years. I write as often as I can and read widely. When I am not playing with my children I am usually working on my books. I can sometimes be found treading the boards at a local drama group where I enjoy amateur dramatics.
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