Picture Book Biography (ages 4-8)
David Brewster never meant to become famous. But that's what happens in 1816 when he accidentally invents a brand new toy.
The journey begins during an experiment with rocks and minerals, when he notices agate bending the light twice. Splendid! But can he improve it? Can he create symmetry, or even make it move?
So many questions! But David never gives up. His love for science propels him forward through each new question until he names the scientific marvel…the kaleidoscope.
This manuscript won FIRST PLACE in the Fifth Annual SCBWI-Carolinas Writing Contest in the Nonfiction Category.
Recipes for a Dandelion Party
How-To Non-Fiction (ages 7-10)
Is the dandelion a flower, an herb, or a weed? The great debate continues! In 6 short chapters, you'll learn all about the different ways you can make dandelions a part of your life.
This manuscript is currently on submission.
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