Problem solving, inventiveness, higher-order thinking skills: these are all skills that we would like to see more of in our students. But more often than not, children believe that these skills exist only in the realm of talented, highly skilled professionals. Wonder Wits will make them think otherwise.
In the book Wonder Worlds, Harvey Barker, creator of the highly successful Unveiler of Stray World series, has just announced he isn't going to write any more episodes - and he's Sophie and Luke's favourite author! The children know they can't let this happen without a fight and a quick call to Sophie's Aunt Meg confirms their guess. HB has gone fishing.
The children surprise the author down by the river but this is nothing to the surprise he gets when the children pass on the news. Far from quitting, HB has simply decided he wants to share the writing of the series with other authors and a quick phone call fixes the misunderstanding.
In return for their help HB invites Luke and Sophie to help him with the next book. A quiet spot of fishing helps get the ideas flowing for a new Stray World book. Then, HB explains the process for creating an imaginary world. First you ask the what questions: What if?, What about?, What could?, What would? and What should?. Then you decide on the details and rules that make the world come to life. After a lot of planning and drafts episode 78
Zeke Wilson Unveils Roygbivia' is finally finished and published.