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Kickstarting A Better World Project With Artists For A Better World

The Quest We Share

This better world project is for helping children understand their role as better world artists.  Young artists will soon inherit the role of building a better world.  The Quest We Share is a delightful children's book that inspires, uplifts and sets goals for a whole new generation of artists.  It was created in a collaboration between Books Make Booms and Artists For a Better World.  It is part of the Rhyme for Young Readers Series published by QuickTurtle Books®.  


Buy the book here from our Amazon Online Book Store. 

Look inside the book The Quest We Share


I have an idea

big and profound,

to build me a ship

to fly world around.



I'll strum my guitar

and patter* my drum,

put tap in their feet

and snap in their thumb.


*patter- make rapid taps


I'll take swatches* of red

and swatches* of sweet;

I'll paint big smiles

on the people I meet.

* swatches-  sample of clothe or other material such as paint

Recent Review By One Of Our Reviewers

I really love your illustration for "I'll strum my guitar..."!

It is all wonderful!

I love the simple glossary at the end and the link to Artists for a Better World.  I'll tell Louis about the poetry contest...I even have one of my own.

Grand work.

The Better World Project


Artists are man's civilization builders and  visionaries.  Without artists the world would be a drab and dismal place.  Can you imagine a civilization without music, without poetry or without books?  That would be no civilization at all.  The strength of artists can be found in their ability to build and maintain a flourishing better world project.

The Quest We Share authors Mary and Richard Rensberry invite you and your artist friends to become members of Artists For A Better World.  

Sign up here by contacting Barbara: barbara@artistsforabetterworld.org

All of our online book store items can also be purchased directly from us here in Fairview, Michigan.  

If you would prefer to buy direct from us versus Amazon, please email us at maryandrichard@quickturtlebooks.com to order or contact us via the US Post Office at:  QuickTurtle Books   330 Schmid Road    Fairview, MI  48621

If you are a school or charity and would like to purchase 20 or more copies, we offer a 30% discount off your order.  30 or more copies and we offer a 35% discount.

We also offer an online book building and publishing program for middle school, fourth and fifth grade classes.  We work with teachers and students to write and illustrate a custom book for their class.  We use the kids words and illustrations created from the project.  This is a fun filled program that results in each classes very own personalized book.  If you are interested in this better world project, please email me at maryandrichard@quickturtlebooks.com    

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