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backers
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Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Thu, May 3 2012 12:01 AM UTC +00:00

About

Hello, my name is Nick Davis the Author of A Teddy Bear Tale - Unconditional and I welcome you to the Kickstarter Project for A Teddy Bear Tale II - Faithful, a fully illustrated all ages tale of imagination and wonder that tells the story of our Heroic Teddy Bear Tristan as he protects happiness from the Green Headed Monster.

This story continues the adventures of Tristan the Teddy Bear the faithful Cuddly Defender from A Teddy Bear Tale - Unconditional as he protected of his Child from the Monsters under the bed.

In Book Two we begin to explore more of Tristan’s unique world, first we meet a new companion a slightly nutty Bunny called Wilma, the once cuddly toy of the Boy’s sister. She is joined by a Boggle, a curious creature that repairs broken and discarded toys to pass on to other children.

Together they wake up Tristan from his long sleep in the attic asking for his help to defend happiness from a Giant Green Headed Monster that is stealing all the toys and is after the secret Boggle Toy Train.

Of course our heroic Teddy Bear agrees to help and with Wilma they set off in the Golden Goose, a bright yellow cardboard biplane to catch the Toy Train before the Green Headed Monster and his Minions capture it.

In this daring new story Tristan experiences a new adventure featuring planes, trains, clockwork riding beasts, new Monsters and dashing deeds. As Tristan defends happiness and the Toy Train from the Green Headed Monster…

Please enjoy the follow extract below...

All around him Tristan’s world began to shake; the jungle vista gave way to a messy boy’s room, strewn with toys, wooden blocks and a crashed cardboard yellow biplane. Then his world shook again the vision of the room vision melted to be replaced with a bluey inky darkness and the smell of a musty cardboard box.  Tristan could now hear voices. Was his boy finally coming back for him? Excitement grew inside the Teddy Bear very soon he would be reunited with his boy and be able to resume his role as the most faithful of companions. Tristan could feel a warm glow inside him soon he would feel the joy of being played with again. For it had been a long time since Tristan was packed away and left to slumber in the dark, and he was feeling very lonely.

The tape on the box snapped, the lid opened and a yellow light shone in his face. Blinking Tristan could make out two shadowy figures, one shorter than the other and he raised his paw to shield his eyes from the light. He could see a grubby white furred Bunny, with light blue eyes, lopped ears tied with red ribbon, wearing a tatty pink tutu and holding silver handled flashlight. Almost immediately Tristan was seized up and hugged so tight he thought his eyes were going to pop out. The Bunny was Wilma, the cuddly toy that once belonged to his boy’s sister and she was the sometimes partner on his adventures. Wilma finally released Tristan and starting talking a mile a minute about how she was rescued from a very damp box and how they searched the entire attic for him once the Boggles had learned that Tristan was up here. Wilma’s introduced her companion an old Boggle, a crooked nosed creature that takes discarded and broken toys, fixes them and leaves them in the room of deserving children. Indeed this Boggle was the very same one Tristan had encountered many years ago sorting through his child’s old toys. The Boggle shook Tristan’s paw and to the Teddy Bear’s great surprise asked for his help.

A Teddy Bear Tale II  - Faithful will be a fully illustrated children's book by Nick Davis written in the gleefully fun style of Roald Dahl. The artist from the first book Dan Nokes is returning with his beautiful color ink illustrations. It is my hope to be able too produce a book that will be about 50 pages in length and feature up to 18 full color double page images.

The funds raised here go strictly to paying the artist for his time and to offset some of the printing costs. The production and remaining share of costs are being carried by the books author Nick Davis, who self-published the last Teddy Bear Tale which can be found on Amazon.

If you can’t become a Backer and Pre-Order a copy please help by spreading the word about about this new whimsical tale of a very adventurous Teddy Bear.

Please Note - Any overseas Backers please add an additional $5 to your Backer amount to cover shipping costs.


Wilma Bunny will be handmade in the USA as a 16" Cuddly Toy by Dot of Dotsbears, the builder of Tristan the Defender. Any Backer wishing to add Wilma Bunny please pledge an additional $30 and inform me in your pledge message you wish to have a Wilma.

Or you can add the 22" Tristan the Defender Teddy Bear handmade by Dot of Dotsbears. Any Backer wishing to add Tristan please pledge an additional $40 with any of the packages, and inform me in your pledge message you wish to have Tristan sent along with your book.

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