Pleasure Boat Studio will release the first ‘kids for kids’ zine this Summer—for kids by kids; and this Spring, a new adult zine called ‘Lights’ is now available as an online PDF on the Lights page.
There will be a few more books published by PBS, and then it will either become a collective or remain as an online bookstore, with a yearly Lights and Kids for Kids issue.
All donations are greatly appreciated to help fund production and printing for copies to give to all of the artists and writers of both zines, and to give to schools, libraries and shops.
Thank you so very much, and let us know if there is anything we can do in return!
Printed copies of the zine will be available at some point as well.
The idea for making a ‘kids for kids’ imprint came about when Maude was little, because I love adult-made kids’ books—the stories and art, but I also adore kid’s creative expressions. They have their own heartwarmingly-imperfect, funny, ridiculous, goofy, strange, sometimes wildly out of control and touchingly sloppy styles…and when younger, from a place of unselfconscious acceptance and unique imaginations that think of things in far different ways than adults. I thought it would be fun for kids to read stories, comics, see art, photos of lego structures they made, jokes, etc for kids by kids…All in all, a zine is a creative-collective, and that’s a good thing.
If your child would like to contribute, please email Lauren@pleasureboatstudio.com
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