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Interview with Children’s Author, Maxine Sylvestser!
Hello our dear readers! Today, we’re SUPER thrilled to host children’s author Maxine Sylvester on this episode of Reading With Your kids Podcast. Be sure to tune in to learn more about Maxine & her book Ronaldo: The Reindeer Flying Academy!
Here’s more information about Maxine Sylvester
Maxine Sylvester is the author of the Ronaldo series of children’s books, including The Reindeer Flying Academy and The Phantom Carrot Snatcher. She was born in London, England and grew up with a passion for Winnie the Pooh and Paddington Bear. She also loved anything Disney and enjoyed drawing the characters.
Maxine’s love of ‘fun’ art grew and she had the privilege of being mentored by cartoonist and caricaturist, Steve Chadburn. She completed further studies in children’s book illustration with talented artist and illustrator, Jan Nesbitt.
More about Ronaldo: The Reindeer Flying Academy
Ronaldo is the top flying cadet at the prestigious Reindeer Flying Academy. He dreams of getting his flying license and becoming one of Santa’s reindeer, just like his hero, Vixen.
In the first adventure in the Ronaldo series, the second year flying cadets face their toughest ever flying test – The Endurance Challenge. Will Ronaldo be victorious and lift the silver cup? Or will mean brothers Dasher, Comet and Prancer ruin his chance for success?
In this episode
- Maxine discusses her books, describes the main character Ronaldo who is a young flying reindeer cadet & dreams of becoming one of Santa’s reindeer, just like his hero, Vixen.
- Maxine shares her incredible journey from being a pizza loving Pilates instructor and self-confessed Disney-geek to becoming a children’s author and loving her work
- She advises that parents should encourage their kids interests and help them embrace strengths and weakness in order to grow and learn through them to do what they love doing.
- Also gives us an exclusive sneak peek into her upcoming book Ronaldo: The Phantom Carrot Snatcher & more…
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Finally, where can we find Maxine?
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