Children’s Book Series Promotes the Trades

HVACR and plumbing industry professional Ryan Kiscaden has published The Water Came to a Stop, the first book in a series aimed at improving perceptions of the skilled trades. 

Ryan Kiscaden, an HVACR and plumbing marketer, has announced that his first book in the NEXT UP TRADES Series is available for order. 

“NEXT UP TRADES represent an illustrated children’s book series which teaches children that the skilled trades are noble, necessary, and appreciated when completed.” Kiscaden continued, “My personal mission statement drove me to create the NEXT UP TRADES series. I want the plumbing, HVACR and electrical trades to grow and it starts by changing the perception of the skilled technician.” 

The content of the series focuses on celebrating problem solving and helping others. Other anticipated lessons from the NEXT UP TRADES series are teaching in-the-field best practices such as job cleanliness, safety, creativity, and hygiene. 

The first book in the series, The Water Came To A Stop is told in a residential plumbing setting and is targeted toward children ages 4-8. The book tells the story of a birthday party interrupted by a plumbing problem, which is quickly resolved by plumbers “Gomer Gopher” and “Flo Fish.” At the conclusion, Dean and the family acknowledge their admiration for those involved in the plumbing trade. It is also anticipated that HVAC (The Air Came To A Stop) and electrical (The Power Came To A Stop) stories in the series will follow featuring the same characters. 

The Water Came to a Stop is available in paperback and eBook versions through Amazon, or in bulk through Up to 2% of the post-profit proceeds will be donated to SKILLSUSA. 

The Water Came to a Stop book

The Water Came to a Stop, an illustrated children’s book, is the first in the NEXT UP TRADES Series, aimed at improving perceptions of the skilled trades.

Ryan Kiscaden

Ryan Kiscaden, author of The Water Came to a Stop, is an HVACR and plumbing marketer with extensive experience in the industry. His personal mission statement is to engage life with an introspective, decent, listen-first mentality which keeps the mind open and allows hearts to feel experiences that will enrich families and beliefs.