Flying Fingers: Master the Tools of Learning Through the Joy of Writing

Flying Fingers: Master the Tools of Learning Through the Joy of Writing

by Adora Svitak, Joyce Svitak
     
 
Advice for young writers and their parents by an 8-year-old prodigy.Eight-year-old author Adora Svitak is on a campaign to help children discover how creative writing can open the doors of imagination and learning. Flying Fingers combines Adora's historical fiction, adventure stories and poems, writing tips, opinions on politics, religion, media and education with

Overview

Advice for young writers and their parents by an 8-year-old prodigy.Eight-year-old author Adora Svitak is on a campaign to help children discover how creative writing can open the doors of imagination and learning. Flying Fingers combines Adora's historical fiction, adventure stories and poems, writing tips, opinions on politics, religion, media and education with coaching advice for parents and teachers who want to bring out the best in their children by Joyce Svitak. Adora is prolific (writes 200,000 words per year), talented and dedicated to skillfully advancing her writing techniques, themes and vocabulary. How did Adora get so far in such a short amount of time? Flying Fingers attempts to answer that question and inspire children and parents to experience the joy and freedom creative writing.Flying Fingers makes subjects like vocabulary, dialog, plot and editing into child's play and invites kids to use writing as a tool for learning and for influencing the world around them. Adora often appears at schools and libraries with her laptop and projector to demonstrate her writing process live.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781888045192
Publisher:
Action Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
8 - 13 Years

Meet the Author

At the age of just eight years Adora Svitak has written over 450,000 words, published her first book and reached hundreds of thousands of children and parents with her campaign to inspire other children to use reading and writing to learn about and influence the world around them. She lives with her family in Seattle, WA

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