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Published 11/21/2019 | Reading Time 1 min 21 sec 

By Gwen Richardson

HOUSTON, TX. — Kidz Biz is a children’s book series created by Houston-based author and entrepreneur, Gwen Richardson. The objective of the series is to plant the seed of entrepreneurship early and watch it grow in the next generation. The books are designed for ages 5 to 8 and each book is only $12.00. The books make excellent gifts for kids and can be purchased as a bundle for holiday gifting.

The three main characters in the series, Daisy, Robert, and Karim, are known as the Kidz Biz Squad. These three neighborhood kids develop witty business ideas to earn money for fun toys, trips, projects, and prizes. Each book in the series covers a different business concept or aspect of running a business. Children who read the books will learn the importance of finances, friendship, and fortitude.

Books 1, 2 and 3 are available now and children across America have begun reading the books. Autographed copies can be purchased through the author’s website and shipped directly to children with a gift card included:

The titles of the first three books are as follows:

Book 1 – Recycling: Earning Money While Saving Our Planet
Book 2 – Catching Balls, Washing Cars
Book 3 – Making All the Kidz Biz Rules

The books can also be purchased on Amazon:

The Kidz Biz series will continue throughout 2020 and 2021 with installments released every calendar quarter.

Entrepreneurs and others who are interested in donating 30 Kidz Biz books to a K-3 classroom may contact the author via email or phone.

Teachers at the K-3 level that would like to have 30 books donated to their students, may also contact the author to be matched with a donor.


Gwen Richardson has been an entrepreneur for 30 years. She is based in Houston, Texas, and has been twice nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work. Richardson has a B.S. degree in marketing from Georgetown University and also has eight published books for adults and teens.

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