I'm betting now that this gets a critical mauling, whether it deserves it or not.... Merit will have nothing to do with it - so many of the critics will want to be able to say "Oh, she can write kids' books, but she can't write real literature!"
I think you're right, unfortunately.
Hound of UIster wrote:
She is not really a good writer.
The subject matter doesn't really appeal to me either, but I'll give it a try.
Why do you say she isn't a good writer?