Rob Olson was born not forever ago, in a beautiful land where the grass meets the snow. He loves making people blow milk out their noses, or snort snorty snortballs or curl up their toeses. More often than not he is telling a story, with poetic rhymes and some sly allegory. His house is just perfect for making hot fudge in, his favourite word in the world is curmudgeon!!
Shannon was born in a wintry place, where a person could speak with a cow face to face. She has 3 lovely daughters and almost 2 sons, and she only eats cookies or cinnamon buns. She sings every day with the birds in the trees, which is hard when the old musty trees make her sneeze. But she sits in the woods thinking magical thoughts, she is smart as a whip...her husband is NOT.
Madison Schofield is crazy and kooky, she draws many things that are weird and/or spooky. She lives in a castle surrounded by swirls from the snow that blows in off the top of the world. Her dreams are so magical, vivid and bright, and they say if you ask her she probably might, let you come along side to the worlds she creates where fantastical beauty and wonder awaits.
Tracy D. Cherry our spirited teacher
loves one-eyed and monocled
green coloured creatures
She teaches all morning and part of the day
and smells like a Venti Non-fat chai latte.
Her brain is the brainiest brain you have seen
and her creative mind is the
best there has been.
Her toolkit is filled with the
knowledge she knows
to teach kids and parents wherever she goes.
And now you are thinking
“This woman’s stupendous,
astoundingly awesome, amazing, tremendous”.
But don’t tell my sister these things
that I’ve said
we don’t want the praise to go
straight to her head.
Big Word Books is the catalyst for an entire generation of creators and creations that will teach, encourage and entertain everyone from children to adults.
Initially the dream is to become a part of the family dynamic by engaging wonderment and creating an environment (reading together) that will foster family closeness and create lasting memories.
We would like to engage people in one of our core values...spending time together.
Over the next few years it is our goal to publish books that teach beautiful lessons about who we are and who God sees us to be.
Our children’s books will make reading fun and will even stretch the boundaries of what we think we know. By never shying away from tough words and by directly and indirectly attacking issues all people face, it is our hope that Big Word Books will be a part of moulding a generation of children who see themselves as valuable, loving, and capable.
Big Word Books does not intend to remain solely a company that produces children’s literature. It is our full intent on branching into youth and adult fiction as well, with the same mission of making reading fun and engaging the soul.
As I mentioned Big Word Books is a catalyst. We are not content simply fixating on one particular medium and so we will continuously be searching for different ways to make our community’s stories come alive. Video, animation, and music are just some of the ways we intend to achieve the greater mission of being a part of millions of families precious time together.
This means reaching out and connecting with those who have gone before us. This also means blazing our own path in new and creative ways utilizing the latest technologies and trends, while understanding and connecting with what has worked so well from the past.
In the end we envision counting ourselves among the greatest producers of the highest quality storytelling and entertainment possible.
Think Dreamworks! Think Disney! Think Bigger!
Get to know the heart behind Big Word Books a little bit better.