Interview with Adekunle Olaide
Author of My ABC Animal Book: Fun with Letters (Volume 1)
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How would you describe My ABC Animal Book: Fun with Letters to a new reader?
- My ABC Animal Book is a book for children. The book entails different animals in the world relating them to each letter.
What was the inspiration behind <My ABC Animal Book: Fun with Letters> ?
- I noticed that most children love animals. For example, children love some animals as pets
Which authors do you admire? How have they influenced your writing style?
- I admired Ray Royce, I love his writing style so much and it has impacted me
Can you tell us a little about the locations in your book?
- Locations in my book are animal habitats: forest, aquatic and land
What advice would you give to aspiring authors?
- My advice to them is that they should also make research and come out with good learning materials for children
What's your writing process?
- My writing process started with an inspiration and then after I put them down in paper and I start editing
Which character in My ABC Animal Book: Fun with Letters (Volume 1) has had the greatest impact on readers?
- The images
If My ABC Animal Book: Fun with Letters were to be adapted for TV or film, who would you see in the lead role? Who did you have in your mind’s eye when you wrote him/her?
- This cannot fit in into a film or TV Show
How have readers responded to My ABC Animal Book: Fun with Letters (Volume 1)?
- The ones that have read the book talk well about the book
Where next? What are you working on now?
- I am working on Volume 2 and 3
My ABC Animal Book is a three-volume book specially designed to help children to get familiar with animals in the world. This Volume I will help children to identify, pronounce, write, relate each letter to a particular animal and coloring of animal’s images.