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By ally simmons
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About this project

Violet's Hair Drama is a children's book about a giraffe, her hair, & the dilemma that we all face throughout our lives, getting our hair cut. 

What's the Goal of this project?

To get the book printed and on independent bookstore shelves.

What is this book about?

Violet's Hair Drama is about a girl giraffe, Violet, that has brilliantly long hair that she loves. Her mom, on the other hand, thinks she needs a haircut. Violet gets very worried and is a bit scared, so she decides she will never cut her hair. 

The problem you ask? Violet runs into issues finishing everyday tasks, like brushing her teeth, going to school, and even taking a bath.

 In the end Violet realizes that her mom may be right and she needs to cut her hair, which really terrifies her.

In the end, Violet sees that there really isn't anything to be scared about at all!

Why is this book special?

In this book the pictures really tell the story. All the illustrations were hand cut out of bright, colorful paper and placed on watercolor backgrounds. Each page has fun details that adults will enjoy, but simple enough kids can read it by themselves. 

Why do I need your help?

To reach my funding goal to get these books on shelves. Everything and anything helps and is greatly appreciated!!

More about the author/illustrator:

This is Ally Simmons (me). I am currently a graphic design student & love to create things. Learning to mix computer and handmade seamlessly is huge challenge for me and this book was a great learning experience.

When will Violet's Hair Drama be available?

If all goes well and the goal is met, I plan on having books out to the supporters by the end of August and on local shelves soon after.

How does Kickstarter work?

For anyone that doesn't know, Kickstarter funds independent projects. Generous supporters and patrons (such as yourself) pledge as much money as you choose to a project. If the project is fully supported after 30 days, your credit card will charged and you will be receiving your rewards. If the project is not fully funded, there will be no charges, but also no rewards.

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    An ebook (PDF & epub) copy of Violet's Hair Drama, along with the $10 reward

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    A card with a hand cut Violet the giraffe thanking you, along with the $35 reward

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    An 8"x10" customized picture of you and Violet, created using same technique as the book's illustrations (email me your picture), along with the $60 reward + 1 more book

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    The first edition of book will be be dedicated to you, along with the $500 reward + 3 more books

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Funding period

- (30 days)