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Judy SkidmoreBy Judy Skidmore
First created
Judy SkidmoreBy Judy Skidmore
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£240
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backers
22days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Fri, August 10 2018 1:01 PM UTC +00:00.

About

Compelling. Stimulating. Inclusive. 

Imagine a world in which all children can see themselves in the pages of a book. Parakeet books make stories that are truly inclusive. We publish fantastic stories where the main characters represent all genders, ethnicities and abilities.

parakeetbooks.com
parakeetbooks.com

I'm starting a new company guys! We need diverse children's books and I am going to make them. I'd be massively grateful for any help you can give me in starting the business and covering some initial printing and illustration costs.

We're launching with three books: Buddy's Pancakes; Alice and Judy and their amazing snowball adventure; Alice and Judy and their incredible tree house adventure. 

Buddy's Pancakes is a beautifully illustrated story about love, families and food. A perfect book to share with small children. And pancake lovers!

And I have two adventure books written and illustrated by Alan Skidmore. He dreamed up these exciting stories for his own children and grandchildren. They are so good and relevant today I just have to share them with other children!

"Let's make a really BIG snowball!"
"Let's make a really BIG snowball!"

Risks and challenges

It’s possible that unforeseeable snags could delay the production and delivery of the books. We intend to get them into print this month (July). If we do encounter delays, we’ll be sure to post prompt updates and keep you up-to-date, with the intention to deliver the books and other the rewards as soon as possible.

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