Felicity fly’s into the house from the garden, after hearing lots of noise coming from inside. Felicity Fly meets, Daniella Dragon Fruit from Vietnam, Pablo Pineapple from Caracas, Brassica Broccoli from Italy and Toulouse Tomato. All the characters mention their healthy benefits. Children are also introduced to different geographical locations and accents with the free downloadable read-along. The story also has an element of a teamwork focus.
About the Author
Christina Gabbitas is a children’s author, poet and voiceover artist, who always loved to read rhyming books and poetry, when she was in her early years.
Always having a desire to write and work for herself, Christina’s first children’s book Felicity Fly, was published in May 2012 and addresses fears. A second followed in quick succession, Felicity Fly meets Veronica Vac. (addresses teamwork and friendship) this book was voted into the final of the Peoples Book Prize 2014. The latest addition to the series is Felicity Fly in the Garden (addresses Pollination). The Felicity Fly series teach children about the environment around them, as well as learning to read. The stories are narrated on a CD with different character accents, which also helps children with speaking and listening skills.
Christina also runs a national UK initiative, for children to write a rhyme with an opportunity of having some of their work published. This initiative got support from Education Secretary, Michael Gove in 2013 and proved very successful. www.poemsandpictures.co.uk/competition
Christina has also written a small collection of poems entitled, Thoughts and Feelings. Also with a love for writing bespoke poetry, has written for Sue Ryders, Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards over the past three years.