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Every child is unique, and we strive to mirror this uniqueness in our books – because everyone deserves a story that speaks to them.”

Tim Trautman, Founder of Presto Picture Books

About us

Broadening horizons with unique, engaging stories

Welcome to our literary universe, where every child's unique interests are the inspiration for our one-of-a-kind books. Founded in 2023 and based in the heart of San Francisco, we combine our passion for storytelling with cutting-edge generative artificial intelligence to produce children's books about uncommon topics that previously remained untouched.

We've embraced the magic of technology to bring to life tales that not only captivate young minds but also help them comprehend complex situations. Our books bridge the gap between fun and learning, providing the perfect platform for children to delve into topics traditionally considered too niche for conventional children's literature. By offering stories that resonate on a personal level, we aim to foster a lifelong love of reading, encouraging children to explore, question, and understand the world around them.

We believe in the power of community and the wealth of ideas it brings. We invite you to journey with us, to share your thoughts, ideas, and any questions you might have. Feel free to reach out via our contact page; we're always excited to hear from fellow book lovers and those passionate about making the world of reading accessible and engaging for all children.