Happy Thursday, QQQEers! Today I have Heather's query. She doesn't have a blog, so there's nowhere to link you to, or tell you to go follow, but that's okay, we don't discriminate around here.
So here's her query:
Dear Ms. B. Agent,
Maddison Bernadette Maria Wiseman has the longest name in her family. It may even be the longest name in her neighbourhood!
This year she can’t wait to be called Maddie B. except school doesn’t start for another two long days. Being bored is not easy and keeping a promise can be harder still, even if learning to do your laundry sounds easy. When everything goes wrong, and her mother just never seems to be available, it is up to Maddie to clean up the mess. Too bad the scratchy-old towels give her the shuddery-jeebies!
To stand apart from other early reader stories, Maddie includes the reader as a confident and seeks their opinion or thoughts.
I am an unpublished writer with a background in Orthotics and Prosthetics, however an established children’s author has critiqued this story and advised that it has the quality to be published.
Complete at 2,350 words, Maddie B.: Washing Clothes is Easy Peasy . . . Oops! is an early reader story, set in Toronto, Canada.
I believe this will appeal to fans of the Ivy and Bean, Junie B. Jones, and Clementine series.
Please note that this is a simultaneous submission. I hope you enjoy reading Chapter One as much as I did in writing it.
In advance, thank you for your time.
I've never done a query for an early reader, but a good story is a good story, and good writing is good writing, so hopefully I'll be able to help. Please save your feedback for tomorrow, when I'll share mine.