A beautiful and touching second book

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I can hardly believe it, but it’s real: my second children’s book is printed and waits to be shipped to Switzerland. “Leonard and Lea” is the continuation of “Leonard and Loulou”, but you might read it first and you won’t miss anything of the whole story. In this book, Leonard doesn’t only have a cat […]

Touching children’s hearts

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My first reading close to my Swiss hometown: all 30 chairs at the Bistro Bechandra in Elgg were taken. What are the most touching moments during the readings of children’s books? My very special moments are when small girls and boys start telling things like about a cat, who came to their house, who did […]

Encouraging people to write their books

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Encouraging people to write their books My first meeting with over 30 Swiss female writers gave me a lot of inspiration. I’ve been writing since I am 12 or 13. I filled up many journals with my thoughts, and I always dreamt of writing a book. But, and this is something which I discovered this […]

Conversation between brothers: Scene 24

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  Conversation between brothers: Scene 24 1 pm in the kitchen while cleaning the dishes Big boy:        “When did you shower last?”Little boy:     “Why are you asking?”Big boy:        “Well, you smell!”Little boy:     “None of your business!”Big boy:        “And look at your hair style!”Little boy:     “Anything wrong with my hair?”Big […]

Conversation between brothers: Scene 23

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Conversation between brothers: Scene 23 16.15 am after school Little boy:    “Did you listen to what mom said?” Big boy:        “No… why?” Little boy:    “Don’t disturb me…” Big boy:        “Oh… poor you… you’re feeling disturbed…” Little boy:    “Yes… I said stop…” Big boy:        “Oh… yes, I heard that. What’s your problem?” […]

Conversation between brothers: Scene 22

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Conversation between brothers: Scene 22 4.10 p.m. on a holiday afternoon Big boy:        “Who is your girl-friend?” Little boy:    “I don’t have any girl-friend.” Big boy:        “What? Are you sure?” Little boy:    “Sure enough.” Big boy:        “But who’s writing you messages?” Little boy:    “You’re so curious.” Big boy:        “Tell me!” Little boy:    […]

Conversation between brothers: Scene 21

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  Conversation between brothers: Scene 21 12.10 a.m. after school Big boy:        “Did you bring home my things from school?” Little boy:    “No!” Big boy:        “What? You didn’t?” Little boy:    “Yes. Why should I?” Big boy:        “But we agreed you take my homework.” Little boy:    “Yes, but you also left your sports […]