Throughout time children of all ages have fantasised about the magical worlds of fairies, witches and dragons. In this lovely story, you will be taken to a place where some of these magical folk live. You the reader, whether old or young, will be able to use your imagination and visit along with Mary Sumeridge a new and exciting world. You will be taken to a magical place where you will meet dragon people, who are no bigger than the largest of red roses. You will meet a tiny Troll named Poppy, who gets around by flying on the back of a seagull, Granny Ann can change into a tiny bird and a boy named Frank, who can fly. Mary Sumeridge has the fight of her life when she takes on a wicked witch to save a ghost as well as find a treasure.
Beginnings is a fantasy book full of adventure which will thoroughly entertain the reader. It takes us on a quest through a fantasy world with Mary Sumeridge, a brave little girl who with the help of her friends, the dragon people, a boy who can fly, a tiny troll and her wonderful Grandmother, all go in search of a ghost child and along the way Mary finds a treasure like no other. This is a story which will warm your hearts and take you to worlds which your imagination can only dream of, with the help of a little magic, of course.
Targeted Age Group:
5 – 12
What Advice Would You Give Aspiring Writers?
Follow your heart and write everything, even if it seems silly at the time, it may end up being the start of a magical adventure.
Mary Filmer lives with her husband in Western Australia. She is successfully in remission from cancer and is positive and motivated in her writings. She has over the years won many awards for her work with children. She was the inaugural award winner of the Fire Person of the Year while working as an Educational Officer for the Fire Service in Western Australia and received congratulations from the then Minister Assisting the Minister of Women’s Interests.( Dr. Judith Watson,MLA)
During her time working for the Fire Service she wrote a Juvenile Arson Program and many Fire Safety educational programs for children. She has won awards for her Art and Craft work at shows and has written a children’s column for a newspaper for two years. She has written a number of children’s books over the years and is now ready to release her new book.