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Press: Christine Pakkala’s Writing for Children


ChristinePakkalaWestport’s Hamlet Hub’s article by Aline Weiller features WWW instructor Christine Pakkala’s spring one-time workshop Writing for Children for the Absolute Beginner which will take place April 27.

In Westport, Pakkala’s interest in writing for children took root when she began writing stories for her son’s kindergarten class. She wrote tales incorporating his classmates as characters then would visit his class to read her stories aloud.  Her son’s elementary school teachers, whom she found warm and welcoming, encouraged her. It was then that Pakkala’s quirky but beloved central character, Lola Zuckerman, was born, leading to her current middle grade fiction series, “Last But Not Least Lola.”

Read more here.

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