A Favorite Water Moment

May 23, 2017

Recently, I visited Utah schools to talk about Water Runs Through This Book and the live-giving water cycle. It was a wonderful week!

A favorite moment: I was talking about why we need glaciers and ice caps at the poles (getting to the discussion about powering the water cycle) and I asked the second graders “What is important about the Arctic, the North Pole?”

Every child shouted out their answer with a big “I know this one” smile: “Santa Claus lives there!”

Nancy Bo Flood

As a fish-brain surgeon or a rodeo poem wrangler, I have loved stories. I strongly believe that words – in poetry or prose – help heal our hearts and give us new eyes to see the world. I was first a research psychologist studying brain development at the University of Minnesota and London University before following my passion – writing for children. Learn more...