#TomRobinson – #GetKidsReading

Author Tom RobinsonTom Robinson- Zoo

Why do you write for kids?

I am a teacher first, and a writer second. After more than 20 years in a classroom, I still am trying to find a way to ‘hook’ children on learning. If I can start that fire burning in them, they can fan those flames and turn them into something really special as they get older. Younger children are, in many ways, the best learners. We teachers sometimes find ways to dim their excitement for learning and that makes me sad. I want to unlock that sense of wonder, of amazement that young children naturally have and to reassure them that it’s more than ok to love learning – it’s awesome!

About Author Tom Robinson
Tom Robinson is a National Board Certified math teacher with more Fibonacci Cover Art
than 20 years of experience in the classroom. He wrote Fibonacci Zoo to introduce young readers to numbers and patterns. Tom is also the author of The Everything Kids Science Experiments Book, The Everything Kids Magical Science Experiments Book, and Forcing Out: A Guide to Better Physics Fitness. Tom lives in Chelan, WA, with his wife and two children. 

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