Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
Noa Will a writer, an art expert .
She writes stories and plays for kids.
She was born in USA, but at the age 12 her parents moved to Italy.
Noa wrote her first tale about a magical owl when she was 7 years old. It determined her future. When she was a little girl Noa used to write books for kids and read them out loud in front of her family. When they moved to Italy, Tuscany, Noa became interested in arts and started to paint. However, writing was always the most important thing for her.
Publishing of story collection for kids became the beginning of her artistic career, but her main characters are always animals. She used to love them ever since she was a child herself… Her stories are based on humbleness, love of nature and spiritual values. Her tales help kids understand what is friendship and unselfishness, loving your family and appreciating the beauty of nature. Noa Will’s books for kids a written simply, the plots are very clear for a kid. Each story teaches something new softly and gently. It is not a lecture, but a fascinating story that takes the children to a wonderful world of adventures. She always writes about her characters together with her sons Mateo, 2 years, and Danny, 7 years. They are also always her first readers.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
How a headstrong bunny caught the Sun
It is autumn, and the bunny is freezing in his hole. He decides to catch the sun to keep himself warm. He tries to catch it all day long, but the sun is too high. Then bunny takes a ladder and finally catches the sun with the rope. He ties it to his fence, and now he always feels warm!
But what about the other animals? Can they sleep at night when the sun is so close, and at night there is as much light as during the day?
And then the river dries out, and there are no more carrots, berries and no more food for poor animals in the wood! Because the sun is too close, and it dries everything. Soon the bunny is left all alone… What is he going to do? What is going to choose – being all alone, or letting go the sun?
Read the story and find out how headstrong bunny realized that being selfish doesn’t lead to any good. Kids will enjoy the adventures of the bunny and learn some very important lessons.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
What authors, or books have influenced you?
The Divine Comedy bt Dante
What are you working on now?
Headstrong Bunny could outwit hunters .
This kid’s book is about an adventure of a headstrong bunny. On a winter day, our favorite headstrong bunny saw hunters who came to the forest. He warned all the animals, and they ran away. But the bear slept during the whole winter and didn’t know the hunters were coming.
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What are you reading now?
The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
What’s next for you as a writer?
write new interesting books for children
If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?
Robinzon Kruzo (Robinson Crusoe), One of the books by Umerto Eco, Reality Transurfing by Vadim Zeland
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