When a secret agent dog, Dogon, informed four best friends that Nina has a bad horrible scratch and she won't be able to play her musical instruments, they must quickly come and make her feel better. While deciding what to do next, there's a veritable blizzard of ideas put forth, and the girls have to sift through them all to come up with a plan of action. Together they create a magical world full of adventures where every obstacle can be overcome with mutual support and joint creativity. Magic in Us is an inspiration for children to learn and grow into well-rounded individuals, to realize the power of friendship, to learn about the value of problem solving and discover hidden talents. It told by 10 years old Natalie Tinti. She is not only a multi-awarded talented writer, she is also an amazing artist!
Natalie gives an overview of the book:
Meeka’s brain cells happily went to work thinking of multiple ideas that could cheer Nina up. “We could play a Scrabble game, play Monopoly, or read about physics and chemistry. We could also have fun solving multiplication problems, counting clouds outside, or cataloging new plant species from our park….”
While Meeka looked for more solutions, Dogon dashed off to another friend of Nina's, Jonsy, the sensitive girl who loves to dance. Jonsy was busy practicing some new moves from the professional-pointy-toes-belly-dancing camp she had attended for summer vacation.
Natalie Tinti is the award-winning author, illustrator, and speaker. At a young age she picked up on a problem it takes most adults a lifetime to understand. Her peers were having difficulty making friends and finding acceptance, and faced the all too common issue of bullying...