We're Done! WooHoo!
Hey folks, just wanted to thank everyone again for their tremendous support. Our campaign ended just a little while ago with $13,915 raised from YOU - the 361 fantastic backers... Read more
Awesome! The lion roars again!
At 8:49 EST this morning we blew past our $12,000 goal. Everyone on the Charles team. Is deeply appreciative of the incredible support show by all our backers. Even Charles... Read more
The First Four Pages of the Book...
On the morning of his seventh birthday Daniel woke up with one thing on his mind. Lions. Now this wasn’t a particularly odd thing. Daniel was crazy about lions. He... Read more
FINAL REWARD - The 2014 Charles the Lion Dog Calendar!
Hey y'all, we're almost there, three days to go and we're finally in the rarified air of five digits! If by chance you missed our early posts on Charles' Facebook... Read more
Amazing Fan Photos of Charles
Charles was recently photographed in a professional studio setting, and also outdoors, by an excellent young shooter named Steve Moore who plans to include the Lion Dog in an upcoming... Read more
Original Cover Artwork is New Reward!
Original Cover Artwork - Own the original watercolor painting (pictured below) used on the front cover of the Charles the Lion Dogchildren's book. The painting is on an 11"... Read more
Charles Meets His Children's Book Illustrator, Pamela Barcita
For the past two months Chesapeake-based artist Pamela Barcita has been working on the illustrations for Charles' children's book using photographs of Charles for reference. Finally, she got to meet... Read more
You Can't Get Cooler or Cuter than This!
Daniel Painter's daughter Natalie Painter has fun with Charles on Friday, June 21, 2013, at Volunteer Hampton Roads during "Take Your Dog to Work Day." We're not sure if Charles... Read more
Charles is Back on TV!
Word is getting out about the Charles the Lion Dog children's book project. Charles made his first television appearance promoting the book today on ABC affiliate WVEC Channel 13 in... Read more
Meet the Illustrator, Pamela Barcita
In no other genre of publishing is the illustrator as critical to a book's success as he or she is with children's books. So you might imagine our excitement when... Read more