The process of creating a book allows for an infinite range of ways for people to become involved. By contributing for five minutes or longer, sharing an oral story, a photo, a sketch an idea, participants can feel the positivity of a collective project. There is nothing more tangible or long lasting that a book to share.
Young parents meeting at a Sure Start Centre worked to devise and produce a picture book for their children. Their initial doubt in their own ability was absolutely eclipsed with pride when they finally held the book and showed it to their children.