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My thoughts and opinions about children's books and my favorite authors.
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There are many different ways to present a story to children. I sometimes take the first person approach where the protagonist tells her own story to the reader. That works well sometimes. But many times I like the onmiscient narrator who tells the story to the reader. One style of writing is the diary. It's risky to me to try and write as a child writes...to think as a child thinks...to react the way a child would realistically react. So I leave that style to others, such as Candie Moonshower in her award-winning story, "The Legent of Zoey". Besides being a diary of two different girls, they live in two different times! That's a monumental undertaking. But Candie did a fantastic job. I tried it once...that's all I have to say. It just didn't work for me. But, when you think of it, if a writer can realistically write and think the way the reader does, the story becomes more compelling, more real. Great work, Candie.

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