Children's book about re-connecting children with nature
We are author Wai Ching Yuesdotter and illustrator Maria Öqvist. We have written an illustrated children’s book to inspire children to re-connect with nature. This is our first book and it's our dream to launch it, so that every child in the world can get a chance to read it and be inspired themselves to discover the nature around them and to start caring for nature and the environment.
Liva and the Kingdom of Small Grey, is the first book in a series of four where we get to follow Liva throughout the seasons of a year as she plays in her favorite place in the woods. In Liva and the Kingdom of Small Grey, Liva discovers an imaginary kingdom of small grey creatures underneath a rock in the woods…
With this book we want to inspire children to discover the nature around them, build a relationship with nature and start to care for nature and the environment. We believe that caring for environment starts with having a relationship with nature and being in nature. So, to further inspire children to get out in nature themselves, we have made an accompanying coloring book that we call the Inspiration & Creativity Book. Apart from having regular coloring book pages, it also has pages where the little creatures from the story asks the child to draw their favorite place in nature, see if they can find any creatures underneath a rock or build a kingdom of their own in the woods.
We are now running a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise enough funds to make the first printing of the book. We have until March 10 to reach our campaign goal and we would be very happy if you would like to help make Liva become a book. You can support us by pre-ordering the book on our Indiegogo site and by sharing our video and campaign with your friends. We only need to get 500 pre-orders to be able to print, so your support makes a big difference.
Knowing what it is like to be highly sensitive and to have highly sensitive children, we take extra care to make our productions also suit highly sensitive children. We have seen that a lot of children’s media today are too stressful for highly sensitive children, actually very stressful for any child, highly sensitive or not. By supporting our campaign you’re not only supporting the release of this book, but also our publishing and production company, so that we can make more children’s media suitable for highly sensitive children.
Choosing environmentally friendly options, the book will be printed on FSC labelled paper from sustainable sources, using vegetable based ink with no mineral oil.
If you believe it is as important as we do that our future generation start to care about nature and the environment, we would be very happy if you wanted to share our campaign and our video and pre-order your copy of the book today on https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/liva-and-the-kingdom-of-small-grey-bo...
Here's our Youtube video where you can see the first pages of the book https://youtu.be/gYdyLnbN-Rw Please share this video with your friends to support us.
We hope you and your kids will love the book. Thanks for helping us make our dream come true!
Wai Ching Yuesdotter and Maria Öqvist
SheoBio Publishing and Productions