In this article, Ginger Blomberg and Andrew Peterson discuss Andrew’s children’s fantasy series ‘The Wingfeather Saga’, an award winning series written by Christian songwriter Andrew Peterson.
‘The Children’s Series You Should Start Reading in 2020‘
Andrew Peterson has made a career out of refreshing spirits through stories. His Dove Award–winning songwriting tends to be narrative and autobiographical. He created the Behold the Lamb of God tour, which tells the story of redemption and Christ’s birth through song. He also authored a series of fantasy novels, which are being re-released this year with new artwork and covers.
The Wingfeather Saga is a sweeping four-book story about children discovering their true identities and how to live them; monsters with fangs and monsters who look safe; mistakes and sins; acts of courage and self-sacrifice; dangerous toothy cows; and hope when everything seems lost. The last book was selected as World magazine’s 2014 Children’s Book of the Year. The final two novels, The Monster in the Hollows and The Warden and the Wolf King, re-release this week.
I corresponded with Peterson about why we need stories now, what’s next for the Wingfeathers, trusting the author when bad things happen, and ice cream…
Check the series’ YouTube channel for read-alongs and animated films based on the series!