Interview with Eden Unger Bowditch on Caroline By Line


What inspired you to write this story?

My eldest son loved the Harry Potter series but said, after reading them all, that it’s a disappointment because magic isn’t real. This was so incredibly sad to me because I believe magic is real. A tree grows out of a tiny seed. We create things that make us breathe underwater, fly into space, bounce, turn green, cure, kill…there is magic in science everywhere! Invention is a kind of conjuring. And suddenly, there were five brilliant children in front of me, waiting to tell me what would become of the Young Inventors Guild.”

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