It all began over a coffee in a little city outside Amsterdam. Anne and Linzi met for the first time, and a partnership was sealed before the coffee cups were empty.
We were both frustrated at the lack of access to products and events that represented our children. But we were also optimistic. We’d both lived and worked in multiple countries, and had seen many examples of where people got it right, and more importantly - the effect this had on children and their communities.
We knew all it took was one or two people to spark a change, and so we chose to put down our coffee cups, and get to work! Before we knew it, we were receiving an outpouring of support and positive feedback, and so Books By Ani was born.
Every time a child sees themselves in a story, a star twinkles and a little more potential is realized. This makes every challenge of running a small business worth it - and this is only the beginning...