AUTHOR INTERVIEW: BEATRICE BROWN

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A Day in the Life of Mother Goose

 

BOOK DETAILS

BeaBrownBooks releases A Day in the Life of Mother Goose. Classic and timely, it retells beloved rhymes with an added twist. Poor Mother Goose! From morning until night, everyone needs her help - boys, girls, sheep and dogs. Even Kings and eggs! Does she have enough love and patience for everyone? This delightful and refreshing retelling of beloved rhymes has an added twist. All the love and patience Mother Goose needs is hidden in the whimsical illustrations. Can you help Mother Goose find them?

42 pages Age Group – PreK – 3rd grades Publication Date 01/15/2020

 

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WHAT OR WHO INSPIRED YOU TO WRITE A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MOTHER GOOSE?

BEAThe rapping rhythm was written in 1991 for a stage production performed by students with special needs in the elementary school where I worked. After many years, I decided to turn the song into a book.

 

WHAT CHALLENGES DID YOU FACE WHILE CREATING, A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MOTHER GOOSE?

BEANarrowing down which rhymes to include was a little bit of a challenge.

 

WHAT DO YOU HOPE READERS TAKE AWAY FROM THIS STORY?

BEAI hope readers will have a fun experience listening to the modern twist of these classic rhymes. I hope they will take an extra close look at the illustrations to find the words "Love" and "patience."

 

WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO WHEN YOU'RE NOT WRITING?

BEAWhen I'm not writing you can find me reading, researching or playing golf.

 

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE AUTHOR AND WHY? 

BEA: I can't say I have just one favorite author.  I read a wide variety of authors and genres; however, I enjoy Jacqueline Woodson, Zora Neale Hurston, Jodi Picoult, Kwame Alexander and Elizabeth Musser.

 

ARE YOU CURRENTLY WORKING ON ANYTHING THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHARE WITH OUR READERS? IF NOT, DO YOU PLAN TO WRITE AND PUBLISH MORE BOOKS?

BEAI'm working on a book about memories from my childhood, of growing up in a shotgun house filled with love.

 

LASTLY, WHERE CAN READERS PURCHASE YOUR BOOK?

BEA: My book(s) can be found at www.beabrownbooks.com for author copies or Barnes & Noble, and Amazon

 

Thank you Beatrice Brown for sharing with Mocha Books and readers.


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5 comments

  • Continue to allow Our Heavenly Father guide you as you use the gifts, He has granted to you. I still plan to come to your office And you’ll know it’s me, when your secretary informs you of my arrival.😉 You Rock!!!!

    Patricia Dickerson on
  • God has given you a wonderful talent. Thank you for teaching our children in your special way. Looking forward to reading and sharing all the memories. 😘

    Alice Wooten on
  • Mama Acie Lee is smiling down from Heaven. She would be so proud of you, and so is your family.

    God bless and keep you to continue to ching you children’s lives.😍😍😍

    VIP on
  • So blessed to be part of a Young lady that lives her life blessing others with her gifts that only God could give, Keep up the good work

    Bettye Wallace on
  • Thank you for this write-up. Booya! I’m sharing the page with LeBron. Lol

    Bea Brown on

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