If you've ever picked up a hymn book, the chances are that you've sung a song written by a blind girl - and not just any blind girl... Fanny Crosby. As a young child she knew nothing of the sighted world around her but that didn't stop her interacting with nature, experiencing the thrill of God's creation. She held her grandmother's hand but she thought that was because Grandmother needed her help not the other way around.
About Lucille Travis
Lucille Travis is the author of several children's books and delights in encouraging young writers. A former college lecturer, she has also been a storyteller in Awana clubs and has held children's writing workshops.