Carmen Powell, the Author of Matthew and the Magic Goat, Received a Prosthetic Leg as a Donation
Euan is a sports enthusiast who recycles his prosthetic leg. His mother Amy was given a copy of Carmen Powell’s book Matthew and the Magic Goat and in return, he has donated his prosthetic leg to take with her on the school visits.
Matthew and the Magic Goat is an adventure story of Matthew who lost his dog, Sprite, in the woods. A magical goat comes to the rescue and Matthew suddenly gains superpowers. The boy Matthew has a physical difference, however, this is not highlighted in the book and he has the adventures like any other kid.
Carmen Powell is an Australian born author, raised in Malta, who moved to the UK in 1985. She has travelled to Swaziland, Finland and Sweden. She has a degree in Literature and History of Art which inspired her to use books to support children’s personal, social and emotional development and their communication and language.
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