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A lyrical, luminously-illustrated book, capturing the magic of that brief season when a child first ponders the wonder-filled world.
A lyrical, luminously-illustrated book, capturing the magic of that brief season when a child first ponders the wonder-filled world.
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    THE DigiFISH
    - eBook version of The Wishes of the Fish King

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    THE SLIPPERY BUNDLE
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE BASIC HARDBACKER
    - The Wishes of the Fish King hardback delivered to your door (or mailbox)!
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE ROYAL SIGNET
    - The Wishes of the Fish King hardback, signed by the author and illustrator
    - Custom designed Fish King bookplate, stamped inside the cover of your book
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE KING'S TWIN
    - Two copies of The Wishes of the Fish King hardback, unsigned
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE IMPERIAL LIBRARY BUNDLE
    -The Wishes of the Fish King hardback, signed
    -Custom designed Fish King bookplate, stamped inside the cover of your book
    -Ellen and the Winter Wolves Hardback, signed
    -The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog Paperback, signed (one of the final copies available from the original printing)
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE ROYAL FAMILY
    - "Stories We Shared" family book journal, hardback. This is a custom journal edited by Douglas Kaine McKelvey & illustrated by Jamin Still, with hundreds of spaces for families to keep a record of their shared literary adventures, and with several addtl. thoughtful, value-added features.
    - The Wishes of the Fish King hardback, signed by the author and illustrator
    - Custom designed Fish King bookplate, stamped inside the cover of your book
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE HIDDEN TROVE BUNDLE
    -The Wishes of the Fish King hardback, signed
    -Custom designed Fish King bookplate, stamped inside the cover of your book
    -Ellen and the Winter Wolves Hardback, signed
    -The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog Paperback, signed (one of the final 30 copies available from the original printing!)
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE MAJESTIC PORTRAIT
    -8"x10" print of the Fish King, signed
    - The Wishes of the Fish King hardback, signed by the author and illustrator
    - Custom designed Fish King bookplate, stamped inside the cover of your book
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE DWINDLING HOARD BUNDLE
    -The Wishes of the Fish King hardback, signed
    -Custom designed Fish King bookplate, stamped inside the cover of your book
    -Ellen and the Winter Wolves Hardback, signed
    -The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog Paperback, signed (THESE ARE THE LAST 12 OF THE AUTHOR'S COPIES available from the original printing!)
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE LAST STASH BUNDLE
    -The Wishes of the Fish King hardback, signed
    -Custom designed Fish King bookplate, stamped inside the cover of your book
    -Ellen and the Winter Wolves Hardback, signed
    -The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog Paperback, signed (These are a few remaining copies of the 1st and only printing, just released back to the Fish King campaign by the Rabbit Room Store)
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE ROYAL BABY GIFT BUNDLE
    Designed as an ideal Baby Shower gift!
    - The Wishes of the Fish King hardback, signed by the author and illustrator...
    - PERSONALIZED with an original line drawing by Jamin Still and an original, two-line poetic blessing penned by Douglas Kaine McKelvey, both inscribed near the front of the book.
    - "Stories We Shared" family book journal, hardback. Designed by Jamin Still & Douglas McKelvey, this reading journal will allow new parents to keep a thorough record of the first several hundred books they share with their child.
    - Custom designed Fish King bookplate, stamped inside the cover of your book
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE KING'S BOON
    -Two 8"x10" prints: 1 of the Fish King + 1 addtl. image from the book, signed
    - Three copies of The Wishes of the Fish King hardback, signed by the author and illustrator
    - Three custom designed Fish King bookplates, stamped inside the covers of your books
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE ROYAL BALL!
    - Admission to The Wishes of the Fish King Book Release Party (probably early to mid-November) in or near Nashville, TN, with tasty food (possibly fish...) & drink, a live acoustic performance by ANDREW PETERSON, and a reading of the book. Backers are responsible for their own travel and lodging.
    - 8"x10" print of the Fish King, signed
    - The Wishes of the Fish King hardback, signed by the author and illustrator
    - Custom designed Fish King bookplate, stamped inside the cover of your book
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)
    NOTE: If you select this reward and then are unable to attend the release party, simply notify us at least 2 weeks in advance and we will ship you the #9 Reward package instead.

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    THE GILDED WALLDECKER
    - Complete Set of four (4) signed Wishes of the Fish King Art Prints
    - The Wishes of the Fish King hardback, signed by the author and illustrator
    - Custom designed Fish King bookplate, stamped inside the cover of your book
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE MESS OF FISH
    - Ten copies of The Wishes of the Fish King, signed by the author and illustrator
    - Ten custom designed Fish King bookplates, stamped inside the covers of your books
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE GRAND GALLERY
    - 8"x10" ORIGINAL PAINTING from The Wishes of the Fish King, signed and framed. Paintings should be completed by end of summer. First to pledge, first to pick. [Note: the Fish King cover painting is not available at this level.]
    - The matted (ready for framing) storyboard sketch that accompanies your original painting.
    - Admission to The Wishes of the Fish King Book Release Party in or near Nashville, TN, with tasty food & drink, a live acoustic performance by Andrew Peterson, and a reading of the book. Backers are responsible for their own travel and lodging.
    - Two copies of The Wishes of the Fish King hardback, signed by the author and illustrator
    - Two custom designed Fish King bookplates, stamped inside the covers of your books
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE ROYAL TREASURY
    - Limited Edition (2/10 - 10/10) handmade heirloom copy of The Wishes of the Fish King crafted by bookmaking artisan Lanier Ivester and signed by the author and illustrator
    - Admission to The Wishes of the Fish King Book Release Party in or near Nashville, TN, with tasty food & drink, a live acoustic performance by Andrew Peterson and a reading of the book. Backers are responsible for their own travel and lodging.
    - Two copies of The Wishes of the Fish King hardback, signed by the author and illustrator
    - Two custom designed Fish King bookplates, stamped inside the covers of your books
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE KING'S RANSOM
    - Signed and framed 8"x10" ORIGINAL PAINTING - THE FISH KING
    - The matted (ready for framing) storyboard sketch that accompanies the Fish King painting.
    - Two additional matted (ready for framing) storyboard spread sketches from the book, for a total of 3 matted storyboard sketch illustrations.
    - Admission to The Wishes of the Fish King Book Release Party in or near Nashville, TN, with tasty food & drink, a live acoustic performance by Andrew Peterson and a reading of the book. Backers are responsible for their own travel and lodging.
    - Two copies of The Wishes of the Fish King hardback, signed by the author and illustrator
    - Two custom designed Fish King bookplates, stamped inside the covers of your books
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE MAGIC WISH
    - Limited Edition (1/10) Premier handmade heirloom copy of The Wishes of the Fish King crafted by bookmaking artisan Lanier Ivester and signed by the author and illustrator. This special first volume will truly be one of a kind with extra "treasures" on the cover and within the pages that no other copies of the book will have.
    - Admission to The Wishes of the Fish King Book Release Party in or near Nashville, TN, with tasty food & drink, a live acoustic performance by Andrew Peterson and a reading of the book. Backers are responsible for their own travel and lodging.
    - Two copies of The Wishes of the Fish King hardback, signed by the author and illustrator
    - Two custom designed Fish King bookplates, stamped inside the covers of your books
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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    THE STARRY SOUP
    - 100 copies of The Wishes of the Fish King hardback. 25 of these will be signed by the author and illustrator. The remaining 75 copies will be unsigned.
    - 25 custom designed Fish King bookplates, stamped inside the covers of your signed books.
    -Two 8"x10" prints: 1 of the Fish King + 1 addtl. image from the book, signed by Jamin Still.
    - Admission for 2 to The Wishes of the Fish King Book Release Party in or near Nashville, TN, with tasty food & drink, a live acoustic set by Andrew Peterson and a reading of the book. At this level, HOTEL LODGING (1 room, 1 night) IS INCLUDED! Backers are responsible for their own airfare and any other travel-related expenses.
    - One signed hardback copy of Ellen and the Winter Wolves. One signed paperback copy of The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog.
    - eBook bundle of The Wishes of the Fish King, Ellen and the Winter Wolves (by Jamin Still), and The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog (by Douglas Kaine McKelvey)

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