Close your eyes,
take a big breath in,
one, two, three,

A thousand ballerinas
pirouette through the air
on pointed toes.

Higher, higher
they soar.
Faster, faster
they spin.

Make a wish.



Ever since she was a little girl, Emma Mooney dreamed of being a writer. Now she’s grown up, she feels so lucky to spend her days writing poems and stories. She also loves paddling in the sea and collecting seashells to take home for her garden. Emma lives in Scotland with her husband, her three children, her three-legged tabby cat called Ben, and her four-legged black cat called Rosie. She believes everyone can write poems. Just give it a go…