It's Papa's Truck-- A Children's Story Book

By Emma Renata

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It's Papa's Truck-- A Children's Story Book

Project 2015-09-07 16:14:59 +1200

Project Updates: as of 01/10/2015

  • Thanks to those who have already jumped onboard! Safekids Aotearoa, PressGang, Trade Me, various retail outlets and friends and family. Our project is now getting underway!

 

Project Updates: 5/10/2015

  • Draft Illustrations are done 👏🏼😀 onto the finals.... Bring on the full colour!! 

 

 Project Updates: 14/10/2015

  • The Final artwork for our illustrations is been done :-)
  • Two weeks in and almost at $1,000! Thanks our pledgers. Just 6 weeks to go to meet our target of $9,000. Can you help us? Buy our book to the side of our page. EVERY pledge goes into the draw to win a Children's Book prize pack full of your favourite stories and activity books.

Project Updates: 27/10/2015

  • Got our first peek at the final art!!!!

Project Updates: 14/11/2012

  • FINAL ARTWORK IS COMPLETE .... Wohooooooooooo

Project Updates : 16/11/2015

  • Wholesale options ons are now available to the side of our Pledgeme page right here
  • Our ur book will be 18x20cm - Full colour, Hardcover, Approx 24 pages high quality internal paper.

  • I would be happy to appear in your store for the day to sign our book and do readings for the kiddies

 

  • To purchase a book or make a pledge just click on the box to the side of the page that applicable to you

 

 

 

About "It's Papa's Truck"

Follow our heroes 'Boggie' and Grandad as they escape mum's rules once again to do everything they are not suppose to be doing.

This children's bedtime storybook will be 24 pages of full colour illustrations in hardcover. The book is written by Emma Renata and illustrated by Polly Rabbits. Here's a sneak peek at the first couple of pages

It's Friday night and there they go
Ducking and sneaking to and fro
Hiding from Mum who's ready to shout
"Get to bed Boogie, you’re not going out”
Papa and Boogie in fits of laughter
Run from the house, they'll deal with Mum after

Boogie sits in his seat, strapped up nice and tight
Papa smiles at him as they ponder their plight
Papa turns the key, the Western Star starts with a roar,
Laughing their heads off, down the road they soar,
With Mum out of sight, there is no fear,
Now where will they go? Where will they dare?

Do you want to find out what happens next to Boogie and Grandad? You can by getting your hands on a presale copy to the right postage included to anywhere

 

About Me

Hi everyone, my name is Emma Renata, 29 years old and I grew up in Manaia, 15 minutes out of Coromandel Town. I'm the proud mum of 3 beautiful little babies--2 with feet and 1 with wings!

My little angel is Te Manawa Whetuki (nee Boogie). In April 2014 we lost our Boogie in a driveway incident in Auckland. There is nothing I can really say to touch base on the road we face everyday

I still remember Boogie and my Dad playing, giving him whatever he wanted, and never listening to a word I say! He does the same now with his sisters. These two were a crazy pair! We often joke about how before son came along... We don't have a single photo of dad smiling. Having a little book about them to read to his sisters, feels perfect!

We have our ups and downs and know we always will. In June this year our mum also receive her angel wings early in life. Knowing that our little man now has his Nanny with him, has helped us start to think about what life has in store for us next.

We want to publish our book, tell a few of Boogie's stories and share some happiness and laughter

 

 

In Loving Memory of Te Manawa Whetuki Renata (nee Boogie)
16/04/2012 - 9/04/2014 

Driveway safety

Every two weeks a child is hospitalised with serious injuries received from a vehicle driving on a private driveway in New Zealand. On average, a further five children are killed annually in the same way. Most children injured in driveway incidents are toddlers, and the driver is usually the father, mother or a close family member. 

The devastating impact of these events upon families cannot be overstated. 

Some proceeds for the sale of this storybook will go towards supporting Safekids Aotearoa's driveway safety campaign this summer.

 

 

 

 

BabyLoss Nz -

Sarah and Josie came to us the night we lost our son, offering to take castings of his hands and feet. A priceless gift we now treasure beyond words. Had they not offered I never would have known it was even possible. There are no words that could ever thank them enough. But I'm going to start by supporting them to create these memories and gifts for others who share the long road ahead we travel on together

Pregnancy Baby & Infant Loss Support

Baby Loss NZ are a registered charity (CC32638) set up to support parents and their families who have experienced the death of a baby during pregnancy, at birth or in infancy. We also support parents facing the difficult decision following a poor prognosis.

Baby Loss NZ primarily supports our local hospital – Middlemore – educating staff on the experience of baby loss and providing support items for them to give to parents. Our main service is the Care Bags and Tangible Memory Making Service we provide to bereaved parent.

 

Check out our links and follow us to keep up to date on what's going on:

 

"It's Papa's Truck" 

Baby Loss NZ

safekids

 

Our last photo together. My little man

 Our last photo together ❤️ Sad but happy to have literally have thousands (No kidding... First baby lol) of photos and hours of video of our little guy. A reason to truely be grateful for digital cameras! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comments

Updates 3

CALLING ALL RETAILERS!!

17/11/2015 at 11:59 AM

Wholesale options ons are now available through our Pledgeme page. 

 

Our ur book will be 18x20cm - Full colour, Hardcover, Approx 24 pages high quality internal paper.

 

I would be happy to appear in your store for the day to sign and help promote our book and will be armed with free locket style safekids key rings to give everyone who enters your store

 

OUR FINAL ARTWORK IS COMPLETE!!

15/11/2015 at 8:00 PM

 

A massive thanks to Polly! Our artwork is complete and looking great. Now onto cover and design work!

CHECK FOR ME BEFORE YOU TURN THE KEY

21/10/2015 at 5:04 AM

It's here.. Today we attend the launch of safekids driveway campaign... Nervous you ask?? Nooooo not me. Im always awake at 4 in the morning 😕 Lights. Camera. Action. Time to make a difference! Check for me before you turn the key!!

 

http://www.safekids.nz

    Pledgers 40

    Jan & Huggy
    2015-10-06 12:20:11 +1300

    "A wonderful campaign.....touches hearts and helps people whose lives are changed forever X"

    Ngapera
    2015-10-06 11:29:22 +1300

    "Such a beautiful idea Mama Em! Xx"

    Riana Maree Manuel
    2015-10-05 20:18:49 +1300
    Melissa Adams
    2015-10-05 17:46:57 +1300
    Kathy Renata
    2015-10-05 15:34:43 +1300

    "Emma Renata, I'm sure this campaign will be well supported and many families will be grateful of your efforts. Very proud of you my niece "

    Anonymous pledger
    2015-10-05 12:50:58 +1300
    Anonymous pledger
    2015-10-05 12:49:54 +1300
    Marina Seager
    2015-10-04 09:10:23 +1300
    Anonymous pledger
    2015-10-01 18:40:37 +1300
    Sarah Numan
    2015-10-01 14:25:43 +1300

    "It was an honour meeting precious Te Manawa. And what an awesome thing you are doing in his memory Emma. Lots of love x"

    Followers 4

    Followers of It's Papa's Truck-- A Children's Story Book

    It's Papa's Truck-- A Children's Story Book

    Project 2015-09-07 16:14:59 +1200

    Project Updates: as of 01/10/2015

    • Thanks to those who have already jumped onboard! Safekids Aotearoa, PressGang, Trade Me, various retail outlets and friends and family. Our project is now getting underway!

     

    Project Updates: 5/10/2015

    • Draft Illustrations are done 👏🏼😀 onto the finals.... Bring on the full colour!! 

     

     Project Updates: 14/10/2015

    • The Final artwork for our illustrations is been done :-)
    • Two weeks in and almost at $1,000! Thanks our pledgers. Just 6 weeks to go to meet our target of $9,000. Can you help us? Buy our book to the side of our page. EVERY pledge goes into the draw to win a Children's Book prize pack full of your favourite stories and activity books.

    Project Updates: 27/10/2015

    • Got our first peek at the final art!!!!

    Project Updates: 14/11/2012

    • FINAL ARTWORK IS COMPLETE .... Wohooooooooooo

    Project Updates : 16/11/2015

    • Wholesale options ons are now available to the side of our Pledgeme page right here
    • Our ur book will be 18x20cm - Full colour, Hardcover, Approx 24 pages high quality internal paper.

    • I would be happy to appear in your store for the day to sign our book and do readings for the kiddies

     

    • To purchase a book or make a pledge just click on the box to the side of the page that applicable to you

     

     

     

    About "It's Papa's Truck"

    Follow our heroes 'Boggie' and Grandad as they escape mum's rules once again to do everything they are not suppose to be doing.

    This children's bedtime storybook will be 24 pages of full colour illustrations in hardcover. The book is written by Emma Renata and illustrated by Polly Rabbits. Here's a sneak peek at the first couple of pages

    It's Friday night and there they go
    Ducking and sneaking to and fro
    Hiding from Mum who's ready to shout
    "Get to bed Boogie, you’re not going out”
    Papa and Boogie in fits of laughter
    Run from the house, they'll deal with Mum after

    Boogie sits in his seat, strapped up nice and tight
    Papa smiles at him as they ponder their plight
    Papa turns the key, the Western Star starts with a roar,
    Laughing their heads off, down the road they soar,
    With Mum out of sight, there is no fear,
    Now where will they go? Where will they dare?

    Do you want to find out what happens next to Boogie and Grandad? You can by getting your hands on a presale copy to the right postage included to anywhere

     

    About Me

    Hi everyone, my name is Emma Renata, 29 years old and I grew up in Manaia, 15 minutes out of Coromandel Town. I'm the proud mum of 3 beautiful little babies--2 with feet and 1 with wings!

    My little angel is Te Manawa Whetuki (nee Boogie). In April 2014 we lost our Boogie in a driveway incident in Auckland. There is nothing I can really say to touch base on the road we face everyday

    I still remember Boogie and my Dad playing, giving him whatever he wanted, and never listening to a word I say! He does the same now with his sisters. These two were a crazy pair! We often joke about how before son came along... We don't have a single photo of dad smiling. Having a little book about them to read to his sisters, feels perfect!

    We have our ups and downs and know we always will. In June this year our mum also receive her angel wings early in life. Knowing that our little man now has his Nanny with him, has helped us start to think about what life has in store for us next.

    We want to publish our book, tell a few of Boogie's stories and share some happiness and laughter

     

     

    In Loving Memory of Te Manawa Whetuki Renata (nee Boogie)
    16/04/2012 - 9/04/2014 

    Driveway safety

    Every two weeks a child is hospitalised with serious injuries received from a vehicle driving on a private driveway in New Zealand. On average, a further five children are killed annually in the same way. Most children injured in driveway incidents are toddlers, and the driver is usually the father, mother or a close family member. 

    The devastating impact of these events upon families cannot be overstated. 

    Some proceeds for the sale of this storybook will go towards supporting Safekids Aotearoa's driveway safety campaign this summer.

     

     

     

     

    BabyLoss Nz -

    Sarah and Josie came to us the night we lost our son, offering to take castings of his hands and feet. A priceless gift we now treasure beyond words. Had they not offered I never would have known it was even possible. There are no words that could ever thank them enough. But I'm going to start by supporting them to create these memories and gifts for others who share the long road ahead we travel on together

    Pregnancy Baby & Infant Loss Support

    Baby Loss NZ are a registered charity (CC32638) set up to support parents and their families who have experienced the death of a baby during pregnancy, at birth or in infancy. We also support parents facing the difficult decision following a poor prognosis.

    Baby Loss NZ primarily supports our local hospital – Middlemore – educating staff on the experience of baby loss and providing support items for them to give to parents. Our main service is the Care Bags and Tangible Memory Making Service we provide to bereaved parent.

     

    Check out our links and follow us to keep up to date on what's going on:

     

    "It's Papa's Truck" 

    Baby Loss NZ

    safekids

     

    Our last photo together. My little man

     Our last photo together ❤️ Sad but happy to have literally have thousands (No kidding... First baby lol) of photos and hours of video of our little guy. A reason to truely be grateful for digital cameras! 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Comments

    CALLING ALL RETAILERS!!

    17/11/2015 at 11:59 AM

    Wholesale options ons are now available through our Pledgeme page. 

     

    Our ur book will be 18x20cm - Full colour, Hardcover, Approx 24 pages high quality internal paper.

     

    I would be happy to appear in your store for the day to sign and help promote our book and will be armed with free locket style safekids key rings to give everyone who enters your store

     

    OUR FINAL ARTWORK IS COMPLETE!!

    15/11/2015 at 8:00 PM

     

    A massive thanks to Polly! Our artwork is complete and looking great. Now onto cover and design work!

    CHECK FOR ME BEFORE YOU TURN THE KEY

    21/10/2015 at 5:04 AM

    It's here.. Today we attend the launch of safekids driveway campaign... Nervous you ask?? Nooooo not me. Im always awake at 4 in the morning 😕 Lights. Camera. Action. Time to make a difference! Check for me before you turn the key!!

     

    http://www.safekids.nz

      Jan & Huggy
      2015-10-06 12:20:11 +1300

      "A wonderful campaign.....touches hearts and helps people whose lives are changed forever X"

      Ngapera
      2015-10-06 11:29:22 +1300

      "Such a beautiful idea Mama Em! Xx"

      Riana Maree Manuel
      2015-10-05 20:18:49 +1300
      Melissa Adams
      2015-10-05 17:46:57 +1300
      Kathy Renata
      2015-10-05 15:34:43 +1300

      "Emma Renata, I'm sure this campaign will be well supported and many families will be grateful of your efforts. Very proud of you my niece "

      Anonymous pledger
      2015-10-05 12:50:58 +1300
      Anonymous pledger
      2015-10-05 12:49:54 +1300
      Marina Seager
      2015-10-04 09:10:23 +1300
      Anonymous pledger
      2015-10-01 18:40:37 +1300
      Sarah Numan
      2015-10-01 14:25:43 +1300

      "It was an honour meeting precious Te Manawa. And what an awesome thing you are doing in his memory Emma. Lots of love x"

      Followers of It's Papa's Truck-- A Children's Story Book

      This campaign was unsuccessful and finished on 04/12/2015 at 11:00 PM.