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Lady Emma In Her Land Of Wonder

ISBN: 9781941217047
Binding: Hardcover
Author: Martha M. Harrison
Pages: 24
Trim: 7 x 8.5 inches
Published: 8/15/2014

Lady Emma is a young girl whose adventures lead her to missteps and mistakes. She tumbles and jumbles and falls out of her boat. She falls under a bridge and under a witch's spell. She faces dragons and ogres. As her father guides her gently through life and she finds a prince she ultimately learns that she must fix-up her own mix-ups before she can find her dreams. The character Lady Emma indirectly emerged from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.

 

Dr. Martha M. Harrison has a stellar reputation as an instructor of children's and young adult literature teaching children in Grades K-8 adults in undergraduate schools and graduate students who are teachers in K-12 classrooms. She has published in academic journals that focus on reading and literature for children and young adults and has conducted numerous presentations on the works of Maurice Sendak and Theodore S. Geisel "Dr. Seuss". She is now applying her talents and experiences from her academic career to the creation of her own books. Lady Emma In Her Land Of Wonder is her first children's book. She lives south of San Francisco in Burlingame California with "The Mad Hatter" and with" The Cheshire Cat" just down the road. She is a Professor at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont California.

 

"Dr. Martha Harrison's Lady Emma is bound to entrance children and adults alike in this inaugural book. Combining her imaginative talents with her knowledge of children's literature Harrison has created a story that will inspire the next generation of right-brained problem solvers. Bravo! The wonder in this book will amaze and delight readers." -Anne V. Gormly PhD Dean Emerita University of Tampa Vice President Emerita Georgia College &amp State University.

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