👋 Hi and Welcome!

We’re so happy you are here. Meet 🍍 The Pineapple Friends’ books, animal kids excited to learn, build, and work together. They introduce a 🧠 problem solving mindset to young learners with vibrant characters, compelling storylines, and interactive activities.

💡 Social Impact Books for Kids

Drawing from design thinking, lean startup, the power of storytelling, and our experience in creating and facilitating social entrepreneurship events and content, these books are a fun, empowering, inclusive way for kids (of all ages!) to connect with their inner problemsolvers. We are so excited to share these books and characters with you. 🙌🏽

Introducing “Allie Alpaca Asks Questions”

We’re thrilled to announce that “Allie Alpaca Asks Questions” is now available for sale! This delightful book is the first in the Pineapple Friends series, written by Neetal Parekh and illustrated by Zoe Almon Job. It’s designed to inspire curiosity and a love of learning in young readers.

Launching June 1, 2024.

Where to Buy:

Request It Locally:

  • Local Bookstore and Library: Ask your local bookstore and library to order “Allie Alpaca Asks Questions” using the ISBN numbers:
    • Paperback: 9780990748236
    • Hardcover: 9780990748243
    • Ebook: 978-0-9907482-5-0
    • Library of Congress Number: 2024909041

Book Launch Party

Contact Information: For any questions or additional information, please contact us at:

Square image announcing the launch party. Shows a gold pineapple to one side, a QR code, and an small image of the first book.




Image of Allie Alpaca, a fluffy Alpaca wearing a pink sweater with pineapple images on it and cross body bag.

Allie Alpaca

Allie Alpaca is a fluffy alpaca with a love for curiosity and discovery. She wears a cozy pink sweater adorned with pineapples and carries a crossbody bag filled with her favorite things. Join Allie as she asks big questions and seeks out answers in “Allie Alpaca Asks Questions.”

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💚 Brought to you by Innov8social

The Pineapple Friends children’s book series is brought to you by Innov8social– our mission is to make social entrepreneurship more actionable, transformative, and accessible. Follow @pineapplefriendsbooks, @innov8social and @impactathon on Instagram and social media for updates. 

🙌🏽 Create impact for young learners in your community!

  • Reach out about bulk sales available for schools and institutions
  • Connect with us for special order braille-friendly versions of the books
  • Reach out to schedule Impactathon Workshops for Kids (story hour + hands-on activities)
  • Host a book talk with the author (live and virtual)
  • Bring our books to your bookstore and library!
  • Schedule a time to meet to learn more!
  • Email us at hi@innov8social.com
Cory Capybara, Allie Alpaca, Zarah Zebra, of the Pineapple Friends. Social impact books for kids.