Tenafly third grader working on third book

Matteo Marciano is the creator of "The Adventures of Jack & Jill" mystery series. The 9-year-old has already written two books.

News 12 Staff

Jan 4, 2023, 12:06 AM

Updated 564 days ago

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Matteo Marciano, a third grader from Mackay Elementary School in Tenafly, is a published author working on his third book.
Marciano is the creator of "The Adventures of Jack & Jill" mystery series. The 9-year-old has already written two books.
"I started, actually, as soon as I finished the first sketch of my second book because then I needed to get the illustrations and then edit and revise all the chapters. But yeah, I'm working on the third," Marciano said.
Marciano also has some advice for aspiring writers -- he encourages them to keep their ideas in their minds and in a notebook.


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