Digital Version and Added Goodies Sent!
Thank you supporters!
You helped bring this book to life and we are getting reviews from kids in already who love it! We can't wait to hear what you think.... Read more
Big Monty is LIVE on Kindle for Pre-orders!
We have been (impatiently) waiting for the drawings for Big Monty and the Lunatic Lunch Lady. They are finally finished and ready for processing! That means we were able to... Read more
Big Monty Audio Book and Coloring Book Delivered Next Week IF we have your survey
We can't wait to deliver our first two rewards next week! The audio book and the coloring book are on their way to your inbox IF you filled out the... Read more
The Audiobook and Coloring Book are IN!!! Please fill out your backer survey so we can send it to you.
We couldn't be more pleased with how the audiobook turned out! Corryn Chatman is a professional who NAILED it. Please make sure you fill out the backer survey so we... Read more
YOU are a part of something GOOD!
Today is the LAST day of our "Where are the Books that Look Like Me?" campaign AND we have a $500 Match offered by Jennifer Seltzer and her family.
We... Read more
BLACK FRIDAY TELESCOPE CONTEST!!!
We took a break over the holiday and celebrated the birth of Book One in the Big Monty Series! Today, we are picking up the challenge from SOMBA (Starkville/Oktibbeha Minority... Read more
You Brought Book One to Life!
My goodness, we are inspired by how many people jumped on this initiative to solve a real problem in children's literature! What a beautiful community effort.
We are taking a... Read more
Getting Big Monty into Schools Across Mississippi
My name is Vanessa Shaffer a former educator and mother. I use to teach children how to read through a reading program called Success for All. When Alison... Read more
70% in 7 Days!!! Find out how it happened...
Here's what I brought to this project: The knowledge that boys like silly humor, jokes, and relatable characters. My own boys helped me come up with a lunch lady that... Read more
Meet the Illustrator and BIG THANKS!
This community is AMAZING. You recognized the problem this project is trying to solve and jumped in to become part of the solution. In one week we have raised over... Read more
It's Barbershop Saturday - Find Out How to Win a Copy for Your Barbershop!
Check out team member Lenora Winn explaining how Barbershops are cultural centers that can make a difference!
Watch the Video!
1. Take a picture of your barber or barbershop
2.... Read more
Top 3 In Publishing, Projects we Love & 35% Raised!
What an exciting first few days! We reached top 3 in publishing projects. We received the coveted title "Projects We Love" by Kickstarter, which means they think we have a... Read more
Today only we have a $1000 Matching Donor! Double your contribution.
We are excited! So many people believe in the "Where are the Books that Look Like Me?" project that we were already chosen by Kickstarter as "Projects We Love!"... Read more
First Backers are In!
Seeing the first pledge on the board from local author Michael Hick Thompson made our stomachs do backflips! Michael came to the Mississippi Writer's Retreat at The Homestead Education Center... Read more