JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Karen E.Dabney, author of The Magic Pencil
(Dabs and Company)
The Magic Pencil is about two extraordinary young people who become fast friends. One of them is Malcolm, the narrator. The recounts the events that took place four years ago to his older brother and a friend. He tells the story as if he is back in time.
Exciting and fantastic events occur, seeming to do with his new friend, Nia, and a scruffy, used pencil. Nia challenges Malc in many ways, and he discovers new abilities and sides to himself. We join him in his quest to find the truth to the power of the pencil.
And, like him, we just may learn a lot about ourselves.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write The Magic Pencil?
Karen E.Dabney: I was inspired to write The Magic Pencil while teaching children and noticing how important pencils were to them. I reflected on how Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Karen E. Dabney, author of The Magic Pencil