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'Blue' is a rhyming children’s story that follows a boy as he discovers that talking about his feelings is a great way to feel better.
'Blue' is a rhyming children’s story that follows a boy as he discovers that talking about his feelings is a great way to feel better.
66 backers pledged CA$ 1,346 to help bring this project to life.

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‘Blue’ is a 163-word rhyming coming-of-age story for children between the ages of two and five. It follows a young boy as he works through different coping strategies for feeling blue. He tries playing games, forcing a smile, and eating lots of comfort food, like chocolate, but none of these things seem to help. Finally, he discovers a solution when he decides to tell his parents how he really feels.

‘Blue’ deals with the real feelings of sadness that can show up seemingly without any reason. Currently, there are many great initiatives to promote mental and emotional health, and this book aims to contribute to the cause.

Below you'll find a sample page from the book.

Risks and challenges

'Blue' has been fully written and illustrated -- it is ready to be put out into the world. This a very exciting time for me!

In terms or risks and challenges, the unknown variables include the final production of the book, which could take some time. However, I feel well prepared for this step as I have already found a reliable printer and printed some test copies.

The real unknown in my head is how many of you will be interested in kickstarting a children's book about feeling blue and learning to talk about emotions.

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    Pledge CA$ 4 or more About US$ 3

    Basic Blue 'Early Bird Special'

    Get the digital version of 'Blue' and add it to all your devices.

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    Basic Blue

    Get the digital version of 'Blue' and add it to all your devices.

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    Royal Blue 'Early Bird Special'

    Get the royal treatment with both a digital and printed copy of 'Blue'.

    Includes:
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    • A Printed Soft Cover Copy of 'Blue'
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    Pledge CA$ 12 or more About $9

    Royal Blue

    Get the royal treatment with both a digital and printed copy of 'Blue'.

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    • A Printed Soft Cover Copy of 'Blue'
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    Blue Whale 'Early Bird Special'

    Sail to the depths of your emotions with a signed hard cover copy of 'Blue'. A digital copy is also included.

    Includes:
    • A Digital PDF Copy of 'Blue'
    • A Signed Hard Cover Copy of 'Blue'
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    Pledge CA$ 30 or more About $23

    Blue Whale

    Sail to the depths of your emotions with a signed hard cover copy of 'Blue'. A digital copy is also included.

    Includes:
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    • A Signed Hard Cover Copy of 'Blue'
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    Pledge CA$ 100 or more About $75

    Blue Ridge Mountain

    Are you obsessed with 'Blue'? Then this is the option for you. Get each version of the book (digital, hard cover, and soft cover) and a framed page of your choosing.

    Includes:
    • A Digital PDF Copy of 'Blue'
    • A Signed Hard Cover Copy of 'Blue'
    • A Printed Soft Cover Copy of 'Blue'
    • A 7'x7' Framed Print of your Favourite Page of 'Blue'
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