Aria and Ducky met one afternoon when Aria was one year old. Aria won Ducky at a boardwalk game during a family vacation at the beach. They have been “best friends” ever since and enjoy many adventures together. Adults see Ducky as a stuffed toy….but Aria knows he is special and comes to life when adventure calls. It’s Ducky’s birthday and even his party becomes an adventure.
Andre W. Renna is a retired healthcare executive who spends a portion of his time consulting, teaching and volunteering. His greatest joy comes from spending time with his grandchildren. His granddaughter Aria inspired the series The Adventures of Aria and Ducky. Known as “papa” to his grandchildren, Andre has developed a passion for capturing the innocence and creativity of his grandchildren in his stories. The stories are inspired by his grandchildren and reflect storytelling times between papa and grandchild. The books are truly a labor of love and an opportunity to memorialize times together.