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A children's book based on the beloved Jonathan Coulton song. Written by Greg Pak with art by Takeshi Miyazawa.
A children's book based on the beloved Jonathan Coulton song. Written by Greg Pak with art by Takeshi Miyazawa.
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3,063 backers pledged $111,759 to help bring this project to life.

Last call! Just 18 hours left in the PRINCESS WHO SAVED HER FRIENDS Kickstarter -- and we're closing in on the 100K mini-poster stretch goal!

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Dear wonderful PRINCESS WHO SAVED HERSELF backers,

Thanks so much for your patience with us as we've plugged this new book! And don't worry -- this will be our last note for a while. But since everyone checks in at different times and emails slip through the cracks, we wanted to remind you one last time about the PRINCESS WHO SAVED HER FRIENDS children's book Kickstarter, which ends in 18 short hours!

The Princess Who Saved Her Friends Kickstarter ends on Wednesday at 12 noon ET - don't miss out! Back it today!
The Princess Who Saved Her Friends Kickstarter ends on Wednesday at 12 noon ET - don't miss out! Back it today!

Since our last email, folks pushed the PWSHF Kickstarter over the 80K stretch goal, which unlocked signed book plates for everyone who pledged $35 and above. And now we're closing in on our 100K stretch goal, which will unlock 10" x 13" mini-posters for everyone who ordered a physical reward! So now's a great time to back and score some awesome extras!

Here's that handy link one more time. ;-)

Thank you so much for your consideration and support and all the very best!

Greg - gregpak.com - twitter.com/gregpak

Jonathan - jonathancoulton.com - twitter.com/jonathancoulton

Don't make the dragon cry! Back THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HER FRIENDS today!
Don't make the dragon cry! Back THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HER FRIENDS today!

Last 48 hours to back THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HER FRIENDS!

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Hey, wonderful PRINCESS WHO SAVED HERSELF backers!

We're thrilled to report that the Kickstarter for THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HER FRIENDS, the sequel to THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HERSELF, is now in its last 48 hours! Huge thanks to everyone who's already backed and spread the word! And if you haven't...

... please do consider backing it today!

THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HER FRIENDS tells the story of our heroine, Gloria Cheng Epstein Takahara de la Garza Champion, as she grapples with the fact that her new friend, the wicked Queen, is still kind of mean! What do you do when one of your friends treats your other friends badly? Well, read this book and find out how one awesome girl handles things!

This is the kind of big, fun, but emotionally honest children's book we've always loved, and artist Takeshi Miyazawa and colorist Jessica Kholinne are doing spectacular work bringing it to life. Check out this gorgeous new page that's just come in:

Battle of the Bands!
Battle of the Bands!

So far the campaign's already hit two stretch goals, so every backer over $12 will get a big digital bonus of songs and books, including the Korean translation of the original PRINCESS WHO SAVED HERSELF in PDF form. And all backers over $35 will get signed bookplate stickers! And if we hit $80,000, every backer at the $12 level and above will get Korean and Spanish translations of the new book in PDF form!

Here's that handy link again. ;-)

Thank you so much for your support and consideration. All the best and talk soon!

Greg - gregpak.com - twitter.com/gregpak

Jonathan - jonathancoulton.com - twitter.com/jonathancoulton

New Princess Who Saved Her Friends reward - limited edition variant cover plus original sketch bookplate!

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Dear wonderful PRINCESS WHO SAVED HERSELF backers!

So it's been a week and a day since we launched the Kickstarter for THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HER FRIENDS, the sequel to the PRINCESS WHO SAVED HERSELF, and we've rocketed past our initial $39,000 goal and are coming close to our first $60,000 stretch goal! Thank you so much to everyone who's backed or helped spread the word -- and of course for backing the original book that made this all possible!

If we hit the $60,000 stretch goal, every PWSHF backer will get a bunch of great digital bonuses, many of which you already have as a PWSH backer. But for the first time, we'll be giving out PDFs of the Korean language version of THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HERSELF! So please do back the Kickstarter for the new book and help us get to $60,000 if you'd like that Korean language PDF for yourself!

Also, we're thrilled to announce a special new reward -- a limited edition PRINCESS WHO SAVED HER FRIENDS hardcover with a variant cover and a numbered bookplate signed by writers Greg Pak and Jonathan Coulton and artist Takeshi Miyazawa. Tak will also draw a small original sketch on the bookplate! Includes a certificate of authenticity, the Princess sticker sheet, and a PDF of the PWSHF. Only 100 of these special, variant cover books with numbered, signed bookplates will be made available, so get them while they're hot!

Thanks so much for all your support and all the best!

Greg • gregpak.comtwitter.com/gregpak

Jonathan • jonathancoulton.comtwitter.com/jonathancoulton

New Korean language PWSH pdf stretch goal -- and new limited edition reward for The Princess Who Saved Her Friends Kickstarter!
New Korean language PWSH pdf stretch goal -- and new limited edition reward for The Princess Who Saved Her Friends Kickstarter!

Announcing THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HER FRIENDS -- the SEQUEL! Kickstarter now live!

Posted by Greg Pak (Creator)
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Dear fantastic PRINCESS WHO SAVED HERSELF backers!

Thank you as always for your tremendous support! We're thrilled to be coming to you today with BIG NEWS! We've just launched a Kickstarter for a new children's book called... THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HER FRIENDS!

Yes, it's a sequel to THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HERSELF!

The original book celebrated a scrappy kid who stuck up for herself but was always able to open the circle and find reconciliation with the monsters and witch she came into conflict with. We absolutely love that story of determination, bravery, and understanding -- and hugely appreciate your support in helping bring it into the world!

But what happens next, when our heroine discovers that the witch she befriended miiiiight not be such a great friend after all?

THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HER FRIENDS tackles the kind of tricky personal conflict that kids -- and adults -- grapple with every day in the real world.

We're bringing back the whole creative team -- Greg and Jonathan co-writing, Tak Miyazawa drawing, Jessica Kholinne coloring, and Simon Bowland lettering. Please see below for some of the gorgeous preview art, and please do feel free to spread the word and back the book yourself at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gregpak/the-princess-who-saved-her-friends

Thanks you so much for all your support!

Greg • gregpak.comtwitter.com/gregpak

Jonathan • jonathancoulton.comtwitter.com/jonathancoulton

When you make a new friend, at first, everything seems awesome!
When you make a new friend, at first, everything seems awesome!
But sometimes your friend might be mean to your dragon buddy...
But sometimes your friend might be mean to your dragon buddy...
...and then when happens when a whole pack of mean kids shows up?
...and then when happens when a whole pack of mean kids shows up?

 Back THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HER FRIENDS today!

Just a handful of Princess Who Saved Herself books left!

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