The benefits of reading fantasy for children – Guest Post by, Robbie Cheadle…

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Fantasy is a genre of writing in which the setting and characters are not based on reality but are based on something magical or impossible. The use of fairies, witches, trolls and other mythical figures are all examples of fantasy characters. Sometimes fantasy fiction is very involved and includes the construction of an entire world and a language.

J.R.R. Tolkien is one of the most famous of the fantasy writers with his novels that are set in Middle Earth and populated, inter alia, by Elves, Dwarfs, Hobbits, Trolls and Goblins. C.S. Lewis is another famous fantasy author with his Chronicles of Narnia series of books that feature a fantasy world, various mythical creatures and a witch.

The Sir Chocolate series of book are fantasy books about a land where you can eat everything, even the trees, flowers and houses. Each book sets out a situation, together with a resolution…

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About Charles Yallowitz

Charles E. Yallowitz was born, raised, and educated in New York. Then he spent a few years in Florida, realized his fear of alligators, and moved back to the Empire State. When he isn't working hard on his epic fantasy stories, Charles can be found cooking or going on whatever adventure his son has planned for the day. 'Legends of Windemere' is his first series, but it certainly won't be his last.
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2 Responses to The benefits of reading fantasy for children – Guest Post by, Robbie Cheadle…

  1. Thank you for sharing, Charles.


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