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March 1, 2023 25 mins

Listen to today's episode, "Transforming Reading into a Fun and Active Experience: An Interview with Jackie Freeman on 'Bend Your Knees, Louise'"  as Educator, author, and Mimi  Jackie Freeman joins Dori Durbin. Jackie also shares:

  • About Jackie
  • Why write a book about pickle ball
  • Reading of 'Bend Your Knees, Louise"
  • Deciding on an avatar
  • How her book made community change 
  • Her love of words
  • How her Montessori background influences her book
  • Jackie's other books
  • 2 Reasons professionals should write their own kids' books

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More about Jackie
The mother of three sons, Jackie Freeman lives on sixty rolling acres of farmland in rural Michigan, where she gardens, walks, practices pickleball, writes for the Christian and children’s market, plays with her grandchildren, and cares for a somewhat whimsical donkey and a cuddly and opinionated cat, who is featured in I’M OKAY, MOMMA!, as is Jackie’s mother’s piano.

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Follow Jackie:
@jackiefreemanauthor on Instagram

More about Dori Durbin:
Dori Durbin is a Christian wife, mom, author, illustrator, and a kids’ book coach who after experiencing a life-changing illness, quickly switched gears to follow her dream. She creates kids’ books to provide a fun and safe passageway for kids and parents to dig deeper and experience empowered lives. Dori also coaches non-fiction authors and aspiring authors to “kid-size” their content into informational and engaging kids’ books!
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