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Mystery Mondays: Ann Morris on Using Mystery in Children’s Books

KRISTINA STANLEY

Today on Mystery Mondays we have Ann Morris. She’s sharing her experience with Children’s Books. She’s tackling a subject we haven’t covered yet, so get ready for an interesting read.

Ann (Ana) Morris on Using Mystery in Children’s Books

Screen Shot 2016-07-04 at 10.32.10 AMThank you, Kristina, for inviting me to guest blog for you today. It’s an honor for me.

Who likes a good mystery? Many of us do. A good mystery maintains interest and allows the reader to speculate and test his/her deduction skills based on the clues given. I’ve always loved a good mystery.

How many of you have thought about children liking mysteries? Not the scary ones. Children are dipping their toes in the waters of reading, and dangling a carrot before them to keep their interest may be an excellent way to encourage their continued love of reading.

Children are by nature curious and love to explore. Many things…

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About The Owl Lady

Viv Drewa is a Michigan native who has enjoyed reading and writing since 1963. Though she studied medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, her passion has always been writing. She had been awarded third place for her nonfiction short story about her grandfather's escape from Poland. Later, she rewrote this story and was published in the "Polish American Journal" as "From the Pages of Grandfather's Life" and has republished it on Amazon.com as a short story. Viv took creative and journalism courses to help in her transition to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer. She worked as an intern for Port Huron's 'The Times Herald", and also wrote, edited and did the layout or the Blue Water Multiple Sclerosis newsletter "Thumb Prints." She also has a business promoting authors. Owl and Pussycat Book Promotions. Viv, her husband Bob and their cat Princess, live in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

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