Mubu the Morph on a journey of self-reflection as we examine and enhance our internal selves! This series of kids’ books focuses on character development in a child friendly format that our young readers and their parents can enjoy.
Located in Buffalo, New York, kids’ and children’s story book author Stephen Nawotniak brings the world a story that centralizes on not what is on the outside, but what is on the inside. It can be difficult – even as adults – to remember that it’s what we bring to life with our hearts and minds that’s important, yet it’s an idea that we want all of our children to learn and hold on to from the very beginning of their lives.
It’s a concept that not only helps our children to be proud and happy with their own inner selves, but to empathize with others and see them for the person they are beneath the skin. Mubu the Morph helps to show children (and their loved ones!) in a fun, easy to understand manner that what’s on the inside is what counts!
Mubu the Morph is a Mom’s Choice Award winning children’s book series published by People Ink Press in association with the Museum of disABILITY History. This book series helps raise money for the Museum whose mission is to advance the understanding, acceptance and independence of people with disabilities.
The Museum of disABILITY History, located at 3826 Main St., Buffalo, New York. Established in 1998 by Dr. James M. Boles, president and CEO of People Inc. (Western New York’s leading non-profit human services agency) the Museum of disABILITY History has steadily expanded over the years and, in late 2010, moved to a brand new location.
The Museum of disABILITY History is dedicated to advancing the understanding, acceptance and independence of people with disabilities. The Museum’s exhibits, collections, archives and educational programs create awareness and a platform for dialogue and discovery.
The Museum of disABILITY History is a project of People Inc. and is chartered by the New York State Department of Education Board of Regents. People Inc. exists so that individuals with disabling conditions or other special needs have the supports they need to participate and succeed in an accepting society.
Stephen Nawotniak OTR/L (Creator and Author) has a Self Designed Masters from Buffalo State College and a Masters in Occupational Therapy from Utica College. For 8 month’s he hiked, biked, sailed and canoed from Buffalo, NY to Key West, FL. He gave presentations to over 1000 youth on the values of volunteerism and education and completed over 230 hours of community service along the way.
His book, Mubu the Morph speaks to the inner journey we all face as we discover our purpose. Stephen currently lives and practices Occupational Therapy in Buffalo, NY.
Jeffrey Scott Perdziak (Illustrator) has been an artist all his life. Comics have always been a passion and Superman is his favorite character. His own comic is The Menagerie – Unexplained Legends. Jeff has done design work for many country artists including BB King, Trace Adkins, and Jason Aldean. Jeff is of the board of AWARE (Animal and Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education) and does artwork to assist in its fundraising activities. Jeff live’s in Clarence Center, NY with his wife Jeannie. He has 4 children and 1 grandson.
Stephen has started a crowdfunding campaign with a goal of raising $2,000. The fund raised will be used to scale up the project for website improvements, an automated email system and ads to build an author’s platform for future releases. They also plan to add some automation in the process through digital book sales. Currently, they rely on face to face sales of the books and the funding from this campaign will help them break into e-commerce where they can reach a larger audience and raise even more funding for the disABILITY Museum!
Currently 100% of proceeds from every book sold from this campaign goes to support the Museum of disAbility and is broken down as follows: 33% directly to the Museum and 64% for further promotions, website development and advertising campaigns making this project self sustainable.
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Mubu the Morph autographed by the Illustrator and author.
Blue Mubu autographed by the Illustrator and author.
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If you want to support this project, you can do so by donating on their Indiegogo page: