Learn more about how it all began in this feature article by Insider Louisville. In addition to the company's story, the article provides a peek at Gerome Sticks His Neck Out, the newest Baxter's Corner, scheduled for release later this year.
"Each story focuses on an animal or insect as the main character and teaches some sort of lesson geared toward children pre-K to first grade. Each book also includes a Beyond the Storybook section that helps spark conversation between the adult reading the book and the child, plus gives informative facts about the animals, the lessons learned, etc.
“It is more important than ever that we foster the development of good character traits in young children now,” says Stottmann in a press release. “This will impact their behavior choices in the future. Our culture is so full of messages focused on instant gratification, self-advancement and even violence that we hope to counteract through our stories.”