Awards & About Us & Contact Us

Our Awards

 Our books have won awards! 

We weave our adventure stories with facts so the reader learns while having fun. Each series has a companion Lesson Plan or Conversation Station book.  These leader guides can be used to spark conversations and hone soft skills, engage the reader, and make the world a better place.


The PAL Award recognizes outstanding children’s products that by design, content, quality, and character, engender play that advances language and appeal to all children for lasting play value. To win a PAL Award the toy, game or book must be exciting and engaging to children. It is the only toy award given by a credentialed speech-language pathologist. 

Daisy's Adventures

Mom's Choice Award

The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for children, families and educators. The program is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. The organization is based in the United States and has reviewed thousands of items from more than 60 countries.


About Us 

We believe products should spark conversations to deepen human connections and make new friends. CLICK HERE for  a video., a California company, was founded on the heartfelt concept that genuine conversations are the key to overcoming isolation and forming deep friendships in a digital world.

Once bashful herself, GJ, our founder, overcame her stilted interactions by honing the power of conversation. It was an epiphany to offer products to others struggling with the same awkward silences.  GJ had the insight to provide tools which guide the bashful to forge effortless connections.

This was the inspiration for to offer products which  break the ice and spark conversations effortlessly.  Quickly, customers found their own relationships were enhanced with colleagues, friends and family with the magic of starting a conversation.

One of our most popular lines is a series of humorously illustrated mugs which share a scientific or historical fact about a Greek letter. Just using it to sip hot coffee or tea invites another person to comment on the mug, starting a conversation and possibly a new friendship.

Another beloved favorite product is our adventure book series: Gone, Firebrand, Edges, and Daisy’s Adventures.  These books can be enjoyed solo or shared with friends, home-schooled students, family, coworkers, in virtual meetings, in book clubs, and even in community groups. Consider using these books as a bonding tool in sororities and fraternities.  These stories come with a “Conversation Station” leader guide, which suggests topics, and activities inspired by the themes presented in the adventures.  Discussions could address romance or corporate power and impacts on society.  It is a way to build friendships in real life or virtually by initiating accessible intelligent conversations.

If a group leader wanted to set the pace of reading one book per week, the following academic schedule could be used:

  •           10 week Quarter: EDGES or DAISY's ADVENTURES
  •           16 week Semester: FIREBRAND
  •           26 week Academic Year: GONE

At the heart of this family business, is the genuine desire to offer products which spread the joys of conversation, improved communication, and satisfying meaningful relationships while expanding social circles by making new friends.

Pure eXperience, Pure Force, Pure Fun.

Products to spark conversation


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