My 8 year-old daughter Brianna co-authored the first two books in the Purpee the Purple Dragon kid’s book series with me. Yes my 8-year old daughter, and believe it or not, she actually did more of the writing than you may think. Brianna and my younger son AJ who was 4 at the time, through a series of bedtime stories, created the Purpee stories. Then Brianna using her Illustory set started writing the text for the book. At the end, I simply came in and smoothed out some of the words and phrases.
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