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ABOUT

Little Aiden Press (LAP) is a children’s book publisher dedicated to inspiring young African American readers with stories that will engage, empower, educate, and entertain. LAP provides opportunities for children to explore the world through creative storytelling and to see characters that look like them.

 

LAP’s mission is to share and create books with diverse characters, that will appeal to every child, helping children develop a passion for books and a life-long love of reading.

AIDEN FUN FACTS 

  1. My first passport stamp was in

a. St. Thomas 

b. Jamaica

c. Aruba

2. My favorite kid's series is 

a. Mickey Mouse Playhouse 

b. Boss Baby

c. Sid the Science Kid

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3. The food I like the least

a. Pizza 

b. Meat

c. French Fries

4. My favorite snack is 

a. Cookies

b. Popcorn 

c. Ice cream

d. All the above

5. My favorite things to play with is 

Random stuff like sticks, comb, and brush!

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Inspire Kids to Read and Write

Why is reading important?

Reading helps you escape your own reality and takes you on a journey of adventure, life lessons, laughter, and more. Reading is also good to help relieve stress and keep your brain healthy. Most importantly, reading is the roadmap to navigating your future.

What if your child wants to be an author?

Reading fuels the mind of writers, no matter what they read or want to write.  Do they like to explore? Do they enjoy reading fashion magazines? How about short stories? Let them read anything age-appropriate to help them with writing. Reading different book formats will help them in deciding what type of author they want to be.  If your child wants to become a writer, they’ll find even more joy laying across the bed reading a good age-appropriate book.

 

How can a parent help a child with their writing?

If your child expresses an interest in writing, creating a writing space for them. Get a binder and fill it with paper, add dividers to make sections like story ideas, journal pages, and a bucket list. Make sure space has writing utensils such as pens and pencils, so when the time to write, everything that is needed is already there. Add a bookshelf with books and notepads, and just let them be creative.  Encourage them through the process, sign them up for writing contests and help them with the creative side by asking questions like, what if your stuff animals all turned into magical characters whom all had one special power?

At first I was in denial about becoming a grandparent at 41 years young and then he was born and became my world. The love I receive from this little human is like no other. Being a grandparent is one of the biggest blessings you can have the honor while living. 

“There are no words to describe the happiness in holding your baby’s baby.”

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