During the week we took delivery of a special book from my children’s school. This book, as you can see above, took entries from across the United Kingdom by children who like to write and put them into one volume. My middle son, The Poet, is really keen to be a bit like his dear dad and to have a room full of books some of which he wrote himself. He was one of a hundred in the book. This is the first step as it were to becoming an author. Well done!
To avoid being a cynic I will point out that I was well aware that the massive seventeen pound price tag for this little book was a money making exercise but to be honest I did not care this time. Seeing my son so happy about getting his little tale in a book was well worth the money to me. Encouraging children is a prime part of parenthood and beyond keeping them safe, well fed and properly educated it’s at the top of the list.