Nancy McKibbin

Biography

I was born in the 1960s, in Montreal, Canada, but came to Australia when very young. I love travelling, going to the beach and gym. I also love teaching, reading and writing. I am the mother of three adult children and a grandmother to three young children.

I have always loved books since I first discovered them in the school's library and read voraciously Enid Blyton, Hans Christian Anderson and Oscar Wilde. It wasn't long before I started writing, sporadically, in my mid-teens. Later at university, I explored and loved the world of English literature.

As I am a primary school teacher, my philosophy is that all kids need to read, not just to build their reading and comprehension skills but also to provide fuel for their imagination- good imagination equates with empathetic, human beings with a creative mind that can be used to solve complex, future, world problems.

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Books

The Aztec Princess and the Warrior
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,760. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Ancient Civilizations, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
This Historical Fiction, which contains elements of fantasy, is set in the time of the Aztec Empire during the reign of Montezuma II, around the turn of the early sixteenth century. In the background the tree and volcano have several humorous and philosophical discussions about human nature. Princess Nelli and her friend, Huemac, live in a time just before and after the Spanish invasion of Mexico.

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