People Are Amazing

Introducing your Humble Hero

It’s been quite a humbling experience for us. We received so many nominations, including one for a dog, a rescue Staffie called Buddy who recovered from an abusive puppyhood to become an animal charity’s keenest fundraiser, and lead workshops for nervous dog owners.So here’s an honest-to-goodness thank you to everyone and anyone who entered, from the deepest recesses of our hearts here in The Book of Everyone.So who’s the nominee to be cast in bronze? They must have done something truly amazing. And yes they have.

How to celebrate someone amazing, amazingly

I’m not talking Albert Einstein, Beyonce or even Rick Astley kind of amazing. I’m talking truly amazing people. The kind of people that have put up with you and your silly ways for most of your life – amazing. The kind of people that really know you with all your foibles and still want to be your friend – amazing. The kind of people that will tell you when you have toilet roll hanging from your pants – amazing. The people who tell you when you are not being amazing – amazing.

Anne Tranmer: Foster parent 200 times over

In our People Are Amazing series, we seek out great stories from the people who make and receive our books, applying just a little bit of word wizardry and beautiful illustration to bring them to life. We print out and send over a poster of their original design, and publish…

Chris Pugmire’s Judo Kids in Senegal

We’re lucky enough to count many talented types among our friends. One of these is photographer Christopher Pugmire, who, in his words, takes nice photos of interesting people. Christopher scans the world to find interesting characters, taking shots that turn the everyday, hard-working, fun-loving, weird, and wonderful into something quite beautiful.…

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