"Inspires young dreamers to find the courage to be doers."Jerry Greenfield, Co-Founder, Ben & Jerry's
Being an entrepreneur means...
Following your dream
Loving to learn and being curious
When Rae witnesses an ice cream-and-doggie mishap, she's inspired to create a big-scale solution to help get dogs clean. Rae draws on her determination, resilience, and courage until sheand everyone else in her communitylearns just what it means to be an entrepreneur.
About the Author
As a corporate and securities attorney, tech-sector investment banker, investor, and advisory board member, Rana has catalyzed the financial, operational, and cultural growth of organizations for almost three decades. As an award-winning author and children's media entrepreneur, she has sparked meaningful conversations between children and their caring adults and is focused on fostering kindness in the next generation by helping creatives who make this possible realize the full potential of their work through her company, Creative Mint, Inc. She lives in San Francisco, CA with her three children. Follow Rana on Twitter @ranadiorio and on Instagram @ranedear.
Ken Min will tell you he was born on an ice floe and raised by a clan of penguins who read to him every night from the works of Margret & H.A. Rey, William Joyce, and DC Comics. He'll also say that he learned to paint by throwing his food at the walls. In reality he was born in Los Angeles and studied illustration at Art Center, College of Design. He has storyboarded for various commercials and animated TV shows such as The PJs and Futurama. His illustration work has been recognized numerous times by the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI). In 2012, the first picture book he illustrated, Hot, Hot Roti For Dada-Ji, received the Picture Book Honor Award for Literature from the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA). These days, you will find Ken illustrating, storyboarding, writing, and dreaming up stories for children. Ken lives in Los Angeles.
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"Inspires young dreamers to find the courage to be doers." - Jerry Greenfield, Co-Founder Ben & Jerry's
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A beautiful book for young and old readers alike. The text is heart warming and deeply felt about the passion, creativity, and persistence that goes with being an entrepreneur, meaningful qualities for any reader at any stage of life. The illustrations show a story unfold that young readers will enjoy. Beautifully written and illustrated, this book would be a great gift for someone who has taken the leap into entrepreneurship as well.