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Based on eight popular Korean folktales, Clever Swallow takes young readers on adventures during its journey to the South. Read more

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This project's funding goal was not reached on September 30, 2012.

Based on eight popular Korean folktales, Clever Swallow takes young readers on adventures during its journey to the South.

About this project

Hello, 

Thank you for supporting the publication of my book!!

Written by Christopher H,K. Lee, and illustrated by Yoom Thawilvejakul, <Clever Swallow> is based on popular Korean folktales, and they are recreated to give the young readers a unique experience in reading and interacting with the stories. 


There are eight different episodes of continuous adventures and events during the Swallow's journeys to the South. Within each event the Swallow gets in trouble with other animals but cleverly escapes his danger with his courage and making wise decisions. Readers can interact with the stories by choosing their own answers (there's no right or wrong answers!) to the questions to skip and jump back and forth to different episodes.

Episode 1 – “The Mighty Candy”
Episode 2 – “A Musical Lump”
Episode 3 – “Bear’s Promise”
Episode 4 – “Light-Eared (Easy Going) Swallow”
Episode 5 – “Gold Glasses or Silver Glasses?”
Episode 6 – “The Swallow is the King.”
Episode 7– “The Cost of Smell”
Episode 8 – “A Kind Bear”

 
 
 

For more details:

-Project Link: http://calinstitute.com/cleverswallow/
-Title: "Clever Swallow" - The Long Journey Based on Popular Korean Folktales.
▪ Size: 10 inch x 10 inch
▪ Pages: 37 (including the cover)
▪ Writer: Christopher H. K. Lee - Producer of feature animated films, educator, lecturer, director and writer.
▪ Illustrator: Yoom Thailvejakul - Graduate student of Animation at USC, director of animation shorts and illustrator.
▪ Target: kids age 5-12
▪ Status: Stories, illustration and layouts Stories, illustrations, editting are all done! We just need your support to print  them to be shared by many...

Thanks!

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    A special thanks for your pledge in the credits on our website AND one copy of <Clever Swallow> book mailed to you (by Dec 1 2012 -- Perfect Christmas gift for your children!!)

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    A special thanks for your pledge in the credits on our website AND one SIGNED copy of <Clever Swallow> mailed to you (by Dec 1 2012 -- Perfect Christmas gift for your children!!)

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    About $100 USD

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    A special thanks for your pledge in the credits on our website AND two SIGNED copies AND invitation to a special book signing of <Clever Swallow> mailed to you (by Dec 1 2012 -- Perfect Christmas gift for your children!!)

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    A special thanks for your pledge in the credits on page on our website AND on the book (of course, only if you want) AND ten SIGNED copies of <Clever Swallow> mailed to you (by Dec 1 2012 -- Perfect Christmas gift for your children!!)

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Funding period

- (30 days)