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How often do you meet a 10 yr old who is a walking silver lining? In a city like The Big Apple, you never know what you will find.
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    Thank you so much for contributing to this project. I know that times are tough so any amount that helps this project get funded is appreciated!

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    PDF download of the standard edition "A Reason to Smile".

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    Standard Edition: You'll be receiving the standard copy of "A Reason to Smile"!!!

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    Hardcover Edition: The story of Luiza Brillante will get a hardcover treatment with 16 extra pages of behind the scenes artwork. I've made sure to give you more reasons to smile with pin up's from some really amazing artists as well!

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    Hardcover Special: This includes the Hardcover Edition along with the sticker, postcard, bookmark, 2 buttons, and a magnet!

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    Cuddly Edition: You're the lucky owner of a limited handmade doll of Luiza Brillante that comes with a hardcover copy of "A Reason to Smile"

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    Total Package: You'll get a signed copy of the Standard Edition and Hardcover Edition of "A Reason to Smile", along with 2 bookmarks, 2 postcards, 2 stickers, 4 buttons, a t-shirt and Limited Edition Print of page 1 before the cartoony look was finalized.

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    Art Edition: You will receive the Sketch Edition, along with an 11x17 linen print of each pin up in the art gallery of the book. Frame these beautiful pieces of work on your wall or your kids wall and give them a great role model to see every day!

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    Custom Art Edition: In addition to receiving the Hardcover Edition of the book, I will pencil, ink, and then digitally color an 11x17 in. illustration of any one to 3 character(s) in (almost) any scene you depict. Remember to keep it pg-13 at most. I will send you the original drawing along with the color print upon completion.

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    Hardcover Tortuga Edition: How special would you be to have a hardcover edition of "A Reason to Smile" and the t-shirt that the main character wears... pretty darn special if you ask me! Shirts come in S, M, L, and XL

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    Sketch Edition: I will draw a character of your choice [but of course you'd want the star of the book right;-)] on the inside cover of the Hardcover Edition, which I will also ink and color with my trusty Prisma Markers. Talk about personalized!

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    Buyers Ultimate Choice: Here is where you can own some original art that will be in the Hardcover Editions art gallery. You will be able to create any scenario with which Luiza helps someone with a problem that is beyond their means and I will illustrate that scene. You will own the original art, along with an 11x17 in. color print of the illustration that will go in the art gallery of the Hardcover Edition. You will also receive the Standard & Hardcover Edition of the book, 2-shirts, 4 bookmarks, 4 postcards, 4 stickers, 2 magnets, and a hand made doll of Luiza.

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