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An exciting, educational, all-ages hardcover adventure book. The Adventure Bears travel through time/space to save everyone's dreams.
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 We have joined the Make #100 movement!  We are only going to print 100 copies of this book!  Truly a limited edition!

 

 

 SteamBear is an interactive children's picture book and comic. It's book two of  THE ADVENTURE BEAR SQUAD.  A Sci-Fi adventure story designed for the geek-parent and their children. It is built to stimulate creativity and learning. It is a team of bears across genres like the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen meets the Care Bears.

SteamBear is a 8.5 x 8.5 inch book, hardcover on color paper.  It is 32 pages long and will come signed with a personalized sketch inside.  They are all getting shipped next month in February.  No joke!

Being a parent of three children, I wanted something that would be fun for me to read as well as educational. Being a nerd-fan of all things geeky, I included pop-culture easter-eggs for the parents. Having experience in academia and science, I included teaching moments of science, astronomy and history. 

 THE STORY 

The exciting second installment of the Adventure Bear Squad book series is upon us!  Faced with the disappearance of dreams by every man, woman and child the world is thrown in turmoil and it's up to SteamBear and his compatriots to save the world from curmudgeonry.  They travel through time and space in SteamBear's Travel-train and find out why the dreams have gone missing and how to bring them back!

 

PAGES FROM THE BOOK:

 

 

  

 

And also available SpaceBear!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A little bit about me, I am a professional writer, artist and creator and I have run two successful kickstarter projects. I created the graphic novel series Pariah, Missouri and work on a number of projects for graphic novels, boardgames, television and other media. Stories are my bread and butter and I have BIG plans for the ADVENTURE BEAR SQUAD and my backers will be able to participate in building this out to much more than children's books!

Why have a goal of $200?

I want to make the goal small and simple.  I want everyone to get the book.  It's going to the printers in January and will be ready to ship in February, so for me it's about getting more readers for the book and not about hitting a magical number.  If you back this book, you will get it.

 

Kicking It Forward

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Risks and challenges

This is an extremely LOW risk kickstarter. I've managed 8 campaigns in the past and this time around the book is finished. I'm asking for a low goal, so we will make the goal and then get the books printed. Books will be delivered next month.

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    Coloring Book

    You get our heartfelt thanks and a print-you-own Adventure Bear Coloring book!

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    Digital book

    Digital copy of SteamBear to use on any digital device.

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    Both digital books

    Digital copy of SteamBear and SpaceBear to use
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    Hardcover SteamBear with drawing inside

    Hardcover SteamBear book Signed and I will do an ORIGINAL DRAWING inside!

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    Hardcover SteamBear and SpaceBear

    Hardcover SteamBear and SpaceBear books Signed and I will do an ORIGINAL DRAWING inside them each!

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    SteamBear with original painting

    SteamBear Hardcover book, SIGNED with sketch and an ORIGINAL 11x15 watercolor painting

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