Chudney is embarking on her largest endeavor yet, the opening of her first business, BOOKS AND COOKIES: a children’s bookstore, bakery and enrichment center scheduled to open this year in Santa Monica, California.

BOOKS AND COOKIES is an enchanting blend of literature, learning activities and sweet treats. A spacious, sun-filled book room will stock both classics and contemporary must-reads for babies to tweens. The kid’s café offers freshly baked cookies, healthy snacks, baked goods and drinks. The menu aims to promote healthy eating habits at a young age and offers delicious treats and drinks for both children and adults.

BOOKS AND COOKIES is a safe and relaxing environment for the whole family with the desire to bring the wonder and excitement back to reading and away from television and video games. The space is completely kid friendly with plenty of comfortable areas to sprawl out and get lost in the pages of a book. Story-time and other reading, musical and baking activities will foster learning and family interaction.

BOOKS AND COOKIES will offer an all-inclusive event space for children’s birthday parties. From cookie decorating and storytelling to music and princess parties, BOOKS AND COOKIES will offer full service party planning. Special event packages are available upon request.

BOOKS AND COOKIES not only encourages children to read, but also provides parents with new and thoughtful gift giving ideas. Gift baskets and specialty products can be individually created for each recipient.

By teaming up with charities such as Milk +Bookies and Ready to Learn, BOOKS AND COOKIES pledges to be a positive force in giving back to the community.