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The Bear is a series of humourous and endearing paintings that detail the bond that forms between a first time parent and their child.
2,470 backers pledged $133,750 to help bring this project to life.
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    The Mommy Package - One copy of the book, signed by Ryan Sohmer. Includes shipping to US and Canada. International orders please add $20.

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    The New Parent Package - One copy of the book, signed by Ryan Sohmer. And one of the new, adorable onesies. Includes shipping to US and Canada. International orders please add $25.

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    The Good Sister Package - Two copies of the book, signed by Ryan Sohmer. Includes shipping to US and Canada. International orders please add $30.

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    The Due To Popular Demand Package - Two books wasn't enough? Well now you can order three, each signed by Ryan Sohmer. Includes shipping to US and Canada. International orders please add $30.

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    Pledge US$ 150 or more About US$ 150

    The Dedicated Parent Package #1 - Two copies of the book, signed by Ryan Sohmer, and a 20" X 14" Giclée canvas print of one of the paintings: "Lion", "Squirrel", "Red Panda", "Pelican" or "Mouse Deer", ready to be stretched or mounted. Images in the description. Includes shipping to US and Canada. International orders please add $30

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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    The Classy Parent Package #5 - Two copies of the book, signed by Ryan Sohmer, and the original Watercolor by Becky Dreistadt "Bear", matted and ready to frame. Includes shipping to US and Canada. International orders please add $40. These will be shipped out with tracking and insurance.

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    The Classy Parent Package #6 - Two copies of the book, signed by Ryan Sohmer, and the original Watercolor by Becky Dreistadt "Mole", matted and ready to frame. Includes shipping to US and Canada. International orders please add $40. These will be shipped out with tracking and insurance.

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    Pledge US$ 2,500 or more About US$ 2,500

    The Super Fan package - This one is pretty special. Three copies of the book, a custom watercolor commission from Becky of your choice. Also, you can come spend the day with us at the New York Comic Con!* Hang out with Sohmer and the Blind Ferret crew at our booth and join us for dinner afterwards.

    *More details below in the "Details on the goods" section

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    The Bad Parent package - Need a break, just gotta get away for a few days. Come and hang out with us! Get yourself to Montreal and come hang out with us for two days (weekdays. Our weekends are packed!) You can hang with us in the offices and watch Sohmer taunt the staff. See details below.

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    Pledge US$ 10,000 About US$ 10,000

    The Hide The Silverware package - Not really dying to travel, but you still want to hang out with Sohmer. Ok, we'll ship him to you. We'll send him to you to babysit the kids for a day and night anywhere in continental North America! He's good with kids, honest. Don't live in continental North America? No worries, just add $3,000. See details below.

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    The Classy Parent Package #4 - Two copies of the book, signed by Ryan Sohmer, and the original Watercolor by Becky Dreistadt "Pelican", matted and ready to frame. Includes shipping to US and Canada. International orders please add $40. These will be shipped out with tracking and insurance.

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    The Classy Parent Package #2 - Two copies of the book, signed by Ryan Sohmer, and the original Watercolor by Becky Dreistadt "Polar Bear", matted and ready to frame. Includes shipping to US and Canada. International orders please add $40. These will be shipped out with tracking and insurance.

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    The Classy Parent Package #1- Two copies of the book, signed by Ryan Sohmer, and the original Watercolor by Becky Dreistadt "Skunk", matted and ready to frame. Includes shipping to US and Canada. International orders please add $40. These will be shipped out with tracking and insurance.

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    The Classy Parent Package #3 - Two copies of the book, signed by Ryan Sohmer, and the original Watercolor by Becky Dreistadt "Deer Mouse", matted and ready to frame. Includes shipping to US and Canada. International orders please add $40. These will be shipped out with tracking and insurance.

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    The Classy Parent Package #7 - Two copies of the book, signed by Ryan Sohmer, and the original Watercolor by Becky Dreistadt "Owl", matted and ready to frame. Includes shipping to US and Canada. International orders please add $40. These will be shipped out with tracking and insurance.

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    The Classy Parent Package #8 - Two copies of the book, signed by Ryan Sohmer, and the original Watercolor by Becky Dreistadt "Turtle", matted and ready to frame. Includes shipping to US and Canada. International orders please add $40. These will be shipped out with tracking and insurance.

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