Dakota Teal – Aquene
11, youngest of 2
Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
Favourite hobbies/ interests
Making music and writing songs. Also restoring cars
How long have you been drawing or creating art?
I have been drawing about a year.
I decided to enter this book as I was bored and decided to try something new.
Drawing makes me feel happy.
I like to draw freehand.
What do you like about the story “A Shooting Star”?
Looking at the stars with grandma because I like star gazing
What does it mean to you to be part of this book with the other child illustrators around the world?
A chance to meet other people
How have you used the shooting star with your family or friends?
I used it with friends, mum and a little girl at church
What advice would you give children or teenagers about going for your dreams?
Drawing helps put the negativity into a positive drawing
As a wise kid, what message to you think humanity/humans needs to hear right now?
Focus on happy things and be positive for the greater good
Name one person in your life who you would love to give a shooting star to. Why?
My mum because she brought me into this world and without her I would not be here.
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