We are grandparents who live in California and the UK. Granny (Beryl)
loves to create beautiful hand made trinkets and gifts. She provides
critique and honest opinions of Grandad's stories. Grandad (David) is
an old time story teller, born into a family of story tellers. Gramma
(Margie) loves children. As a Mom, she was also a day camp director
and art coordinator, then worked in commercial graphics and design.
Grampa (Larry) provides the computer teckie stuff and can't remember
ever doing anything else.
How is your private information
We take your privacy very seriously. You can view our Privacy
How is the book personalized
Provide the following personal information:
• The Child's name
• Your name(s),
e.g. "Gramma & Grampa" which will appear on the inside
cover as the "Creator."
• A photo of the
Child or select from our list of generic ethnicities
• Enter the "Dedication"
Text, e.g. "This book is dedicated..."
Then select one of the available story templates (that list will continue
With that information, a personalized book is created; the child's picture
appears on the cover and the child's name appears throughout the book.
The personalization process starts when you click on the "Start
Creating the Book" button and could last up to 25 seconds.
Please note: the algorithm used to smoothly include the child's
name is very good, but is limited to less than 14 characters
How is a book ordered?
After the website displays the first page of your personalized book,
you can "page" through the rest of the book by clicking on the forward
(>) or backward (<) buttons. When you "page" to the end of
the book, the Paypal "Checkout" button appears below the last page,
Clicking on that button displays the Paypal Checkout window which allows
you to pay via your Paypal Account( if you have one) or via a credit
card. Selecting either one will then display the book's total cost (price,
shipping and taxes) and allows you to "Check out" and buy
the book. After you have entered your credit card, shipping address,
email address and clicked on the Payment button, the Paypal window is
closed and the "button" area is replaced with "Order"
informatiom , i.e. person making the order, the Order Identification,
Order status and the Order Amount, including any discounts.
Based on the email address you entered during the Checkout, that email
will recieve a confirmation email which includes the same information.
Note: at any time prior to clicking on the "Payment" button,
you can click on the Close Window button on the Paypal screen to terminate
the checkout process. The Order will then be cancelled and no charges
will be applied.
What is Your Refund Policy?
When you order a book, it takes 3-5 business days to print/bind and
ship your order. Each order is individually prepared and packaged. You
can "see" what the results of your order will be on the web site. So
any issues like spelling, layout, colors, etc can be identified prior
to placing the order. Our policy allows you to cancel the order up until
the order is shipped. You will recieve full credit towards your next
Our product is personalized and unique; A book cannot simply be put back
into invertory and sold at a later date. If a customer must, under very
extenuating circumstances, cancel an order, we will give every consideration,
but we must be appraised of the issues involved. If there is a quality
in touch with us and we will make it right.
What is the "REMINDER"
The "REMINDER" is just that; it reminds you of events/times in
your life that would necessitate the buying of one of our books. When
you first open the site , it "reminds" you of how long, i.e. days, hours,
minutes & seconds until Christmas and continues to "count down"
to that time.
By clicking on the word "REMINDER", you open the dialog to
allow you to enter a personal event/time, e.g. a grandchilds' birthday.
Note that the time is entered as a Month/Day in the MM/DD format.
Once the new reminder is entered, you can enter an additional "REMINDER"
or you can click on the word "REMINDER" to close the dialog
and just show the count down. The information you entered is retained
by your computer via "cookies".
Clicking on the up/down arrow allows you to click though the list you
Once the count down for an event has completed, you are shown a dialog
which allows you to either REMOVE an event from the list or RENEW the
event for the next year. Note; you cannot remove the CHRISTMAS event.
How does this website remember
my email address & "Reminders"? Is that information kept private? How
can the data be changed/deleted?
This website uses web "cookies" to keep track of the email
prevents this information from being sold or given to anyone. If you do
not want your information to remain on the web site you can delete/reset
it by clicking