Susan Reader Announces Her Kickstarter Crowdfunding Campaign set to Engage Young Readers with Innocence, Magic and Adventure


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Susan Reader Announces Her Kickstarter Crowdfunding Campaign Set to Engage Young Readers with Innocence, Magic and Adventure

Susan Reader, the renowned artist of Ivy & Innocence, announces her Kickstarter Crowdfunding campaign to publish the first illustrated Ivy & Innocence storybook.  

A portion of event proceeds will be donated to the University of Iowa Children's Hospital to help the needs of their young patients. Today, UI Children’s Hospital is a nationally recognized pediatric center of excellence, providing comprehensive health-care services for children of all ages.

Ivy’s Return Storybook is not an ordinary book. Its amazing stories reveal the secret of how to develop a positive outlook on life.

The four chapter, 36 page storybook is filled with quality illustrations and artwork by the artist and creator of Ivy & Innocence, Susan Reader.

In the storybook, readers are introduced to a community of whimsical folk with a traditional lifestyle that weave creative solutions to defeat various conflicts and challenges. These new exciting adventures teach valuable life lessons, tales which encourage adults and children alike to bond together and become better versions of themselves. Written to stimulate a Christian perspective on life, the storybook is highly recommended for those who cherish uplifting stories.

The Ivy & Innocence Storybook by Susan Reader

Scientific research shows enthusiastic children have an advantage throughout their formative years. Optimistic children become effective adults, receptive people that invent,explore and achieve a meaningful life. Youngsters with this mindset learn to face challenges and find ways to overcome them, striving to make our world a better place.

Ivy & Innocence is a vintage village of miniature cottages where vines and flowers thrive. A whimsical place where the inhabitants are helpful and kind, a quiet hamlet of folks brought to life through the enriching storybooks.

In schools everywhere, children are expanding their education with facts and figures in the classrooms. Who is teaching them to have a positive outlook on life? This important life attribute is currently being studied by experts documenting the irrefutable impact it has on people and those around them.  

As caring adults, we need to realize what is put in front of our children in their formative years will influence their personality in the years to come. The television, the internet, movies and games all impact our children. This stimulus, good or bad, persuades their character into developing a mirror-like attitude.

Therefore, we need to choose books that suggest the right ideals. Stories that motivate them to make the right choices in life. Tales that inspire them to do great deeds.

Ivy's return storybook nurtures the principles that encourage an optimistic view toward life and fostering a positive outlook, especially in our young, is priceless.

Susan, I am so excited for you and can’t wait to see what you have in store for the future. I have a granddaughter who is very interested in my Ivy & Innocence collection and I will pass it on to her. God bless you and thank you for bringing back Ivy and Innocence. I am really excited.”  ~ Terri, A loyal follower

The Ivy & Innocence Storybook shows us how to find the hidden joy in our amazing lives and will help the UI Children’s Hospital along the way.


My name is Susan Reader from Cedar Rapids, IA. My dream is to return to my lifelong passion and continue what I started years ago - developing a special place in time called Ivy & Innocence. Ivy is my life calling and purpose, connecting to a higher energy to make a difference in the world with His grace and glory.

Through the stories of a humble village called Ivy & Innocence, I wish to educate and inspire parents to find the joy in their ordinary lives. Joy is embracing happiness in the midst of struggle. Through tears, we can experience joy. This is when His light shines the brightest.

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