Delight in reading

Do you have a young reader, say 8 to 12 years old?  Are you looking for something that will appeal to either a boy or girl?  Want fun, wholesome adventure?  Have I got a treat for you!

Welcome to Patria offers a entire kingdom to explore, teasing one with the idea of "stout hearts and whizzing biscuits".  I personally joined Madame Mimi's Well-Ordered School for Ill-Mannered Girls (and Heaven knows, it's the place for me!), which promises to take me from an awkward flibbertigibbet to a poised and learned young lady capable of sipping soup at the Castle with the most delicate of slurps, and conversing with the King on subjects ranging from epic poetry to how best to prepare Mousse au chocolat. Perfect!  (There's a Knighthood of the Blue Sock for the young man in your life.)

There's a lovely map to explore online, and the books are available from a variety on sources and downloadable on e-readers.  Looks like good fun for young readers, and for those families that like to read aloud.  I am especially enchanted with Princess Rose (what girl doesn't love a princess?) who, despite her delicate name is no shrinking violet—er, rose. She has, let us say, strong opinions, and isn't shy about making them known, according to the website.  My kinda girl!


I know Christmas is just over, but with long winter months ahead, you might want to stock up on reading material.  And doesn't an adventure to another world sound lovely when it's cold and drippy-dreary outside?

1 comment:

  1. Great article! I'm Troy Stewart, part of Snap Design who designed the Patria website.

    It has been great working with Daniel, and it really is a great book to read.

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