Morisca fara frica
Romanian translation by Emanuela Jalba-Soimaru & Vlad Arghir of Spinner the Winner - a superbly illustrated story book for children aged 5 - 11, written by former BBC journalist Mike Ormsby. It helps parents to introduce 'renewable energy' in a fun way. 65 pages; read-aloud time: 30 mins. Story: A little wind turbine is separated from his family, develops a squeak and is vandalized. But when a nasty storm plunges the nearby town into blackout, he saves the day and wins lots of new friends. A tale of triumph over adversity, Eco-tainment for a young family. Reviewer LoopyLu says: "A brilliant tale of a friendly wind turbine who saves the day! With lovable characters, lots of laughs, drama and fab illustrations; a page turner even for adults. Great to see a children's story touch on an important environmental theme in a fun and digestible way. Should be read in every primary school."
- Paperback | 70 pages
- 203 x 254 x 5mm | 159g
- 10 Dec 2012
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
About Mike Ormsby
Mike Ormsby is a former BBC journalist and World Service trainer. 'Spinner the Winner' is his first book for younger readers. His popular collection of short stories, 'Never Mind the Balkans, Here's Romania' (2008), earned him the tag 'the British Caragiale'. His screenplay 'Hey Mr DJ' was filmed and released in Kigali in 2007 and topped the bill at Rwanda's first Hillywood Film Festival. His short script 'Enfants Dits Sorciers' was filmed in Kinshasa in 2002. Mike and his wife Angela Nicoara are based in Transylvania, where they have lived for 500 years.