Honoring Leonard Kessler’s Legacy

Leonard Kessler wrote and illustrated hundreds of children’s books that celebrate the joy of being yourself. His self-portrait graces the republished edition of Mr. Pine’s Purple House. Our longtime supporter and friend Leonard Kessler, author and illustrator of...

Over 200,000 Books Out During Pandemic

Watch this video on YouTube Amanda’s Title 1 students advanced from 10% to 70% reading at grade level — during the pandemic! — thanks to all the free books they got to keep for their very own from the Children’s Book Project. On March 12, 2020, due to the...

You Put Us Over the Top!

Thanks to your generous year-end gifts, we’ve exceeded our donor matching grant of $50,000! We’re so encouraged by your strong support of our mission, and look forward to offering another year of dedicated service in challenging times. This year,...

$50,000 Donor Match through Year’s End

We’re thrilled to announce that a group of anonymous benefactors will match every dollar up to $50,000 that we receive through the end of the year. Your generous tax-deductible gift will go twice as far to help us continue to offer free books to children who...