Details Regarding Books To Seriously Ill Children Around the World

Clarity regarding my plan to give my books to seriously ill children.

A Grateful Man

This is to clarify my comments regarding my plans to send books to seriously ill children and/or hospitals or other facilities who support them around the world. I don’t want to give any false impressions.

While I hope to over time give away hundreds or thousands of my books to seriously ill children on every continent, initially the free book giveaway is likely to be fairly modest. The reasons for that include costs and logistics.

Postage for international mailing is relatively expensive and is likely to cost as much or more than the book itself in some situations.

The initial production runs are of only 100 each, and I estimate that each book in the initial run cost me over $22. The costs of having a book printed are ALL front-loaded. So why on earth would someone ever spend over $22 for each copy when they are only likely to…

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About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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