'Children are ourfuture it is said, and projects are our business future. In creating theProject Kids, Gary combines these two to provide an entertaining andeducational platform for the kids of today (and project managers of tomorrow).'- Peter Taylor, The Lazy Project Manager
'I liked it and if Iwanted to build a tree house I would get my Dad on the team as well and do itproperly.'
Scott Taylor (age 10), son of The Lazy Project Manager
'In this book, GaryNelson gives us a kids-eye view of project management, making ProjectManagement accessible to kids. Theresulting romp through a project results in a read that will be valuable forparents who want to instill the importance of planning in their kids - or forany grown-ups who simply want to give their kids a flavor for what theirworkday projects are like. So climb upthe tree house and enjoy the kids-eye view of project management.'
Rich Maltzman, PMP, Co-Author of Green Project Management, PMI ClelandAward for Literature, 2011
'I really enjoy thisbook, both as a parent and Project Manager.Watching my daughter immerse herself in the story and seeing her reallyappreciate the value of working together and appreciating everyone's strengthswas something very special for me. Well done!'
Tony Adams, MPM - (43)
'I love this book andwas hooked from the first chapter! Coolcharacters and a storyline that really draws you in! I also like understanding what my dad doesmore. Thanks Gary and I can't wait for the next story!'
TaliaAdams - (age 10)
From the Author
Both books involve Project Management stories - but being able to followthrough an entire project with characters and accessible dialogue in anovel format was a rewarding challenge!
This book has three goals:
1) To get children reading - I have always loved books and my children are no different.
2) To get children outside, playing!
3) To teach children the basics of Project Management, at a simple,manageable level for 10-11 year olds (or mature 8-9 year olds).
Although there are lessons in this book, it is also intended to be a very funread for children and adults - suitable for the classroom, bedtime orindependent reading.
I am also very excited to introduce Mathew Frauenstein, who is the illustrator for this book, and a very talented 15-year old artist (at the time of publication).
Gary Nelson (Gazza)