Hi! I'm Maxine Spence, the Founder, President and CEO of Turtle Dreams (as well as the "we" that takes care of everything around here). I'm the one who chats with you on the phone, answers your emails, packages up your orders and does all things Turtle Dreamish.
The Turtle Dreams name was conceived one spring evening many years ago when, as a mother of two young boys, I ran away from home. Don't worry - it was only for the evening, but that's a whole other story that I'll tell you about some day. The Turtle Dreams vision - returning childhood to the children - came in a blinding flash as I was reading Emma Donahue's amazing book, Room, in January of 2011. You can read about that in my blog here and here. What you see here today is the first step on the path to fulfilling that vision.
Turtle Dreams Press creates products that uplift, inspire and delight all children, including the child within each of us who had to grow up too soon or who just wants to hang out in that child-like, playful space every now and then.