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LITTLE STEPS written & illustrated by Ryan Hipp "Thru the short life-cycle of a caterpillar, we learn life is difficult, yet precious".
LITTLE STEPS written & illustrated by Ryan Hipp "Thru the short life-cycle of a caterpillar, we learn life is difficult, yet precious".
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    SMALL ART PRINT - archival artwork print of a page from LITTLE STEPS. Autographed. This will be reserved for all that pledge this amount.

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    DIGITAL COPY - for those that want to support the project but are more frugal, I will provide the book as a downloadable ebook perfect for tablets or readers. This will be available at the same time as the actual book release for all that pledge this amount.

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    GET THE BOOK - An autographed edition of LITTLE STEPS will be reserved for all that pledge this amount. By being an early supporter, you will get the book for a very special price and shipped to your residence!

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    DELUXE BOOK - your copy of LITTLE STEPS adorned with an original color sketch inside. Shipped to your residence.

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    DELUXE BOOK & ART PRINT COMBO - an autographed edition of LITTLE STEPS as well as an archival matted print of a scene from the book. Delivered to your residence.

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    SPECIAL RECOGNITION - your name in print! a signed / personalized copy of the book, (upon arrival) sent to your residence, as well as your name listed thanking you as a special benefactor on the book's recognition page.

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    ORIGINAL ARTWORK - (an original draft piece from the production of the book): This will be limited to the first ten (10) people that pledge this amount, as well as a signed / personalized copy of the book, (upon arrival).

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    CUSTOM ILLUSTRATION - (an original custom full-color illustration of any subject of your choosing): This will be reserved for all that pledge this amount.

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    CLASSROOM / GIFT SET - get a great price on five (5) copies of LITTLE STEPS. Perfect for classroom sets or for gifts for loved-ones. Personalized and delivered to your residence.

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    GET IN THE BOOK - a character in your likeness or description or anything you want will be in the book's "thank you page" illustration! What a great way to influence the permanent legacy of the book! This will be limited to the first eight (8) people that pledge this amount. You will also receive the original illustration, and a signed / personalized copy of the book, (upon arrival).

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    YOUR QUOTE - on the back cover! Limited to three (3) backers, with this pledge amount, you can read an advance copy of the book, and say a nice review quote that will be quoted in print on the back cover of the book with your name!

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    MEET & GREET DINNER - (a special limited "thank you" dinner for you and one guest at the author's residence, and a tour of Ryan's studio). A never-before-seen glimpse into the making of the book, a DELUXE edition of the book for both you and your guest, and a special, secret surprise handmade gift. Note: Must arrange your own travel to Grand Rapids, MI.

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    SCHOOL VISIT - (Ryan will come to your school to give a presentation on the making of the book!): Michigan lower peninsula only. This VERY SPECIAL RATE will be limited to the first ten (10) people who pledge this amount. Ten (10) complimentary copies of the book will be given to the school.

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    YOUR SCHOOL IN THE BOOK & SCHOOL VISIT - (Get your school featured in the book with the school's name and likeness as an illustration): This is a very special reward limited to the first person that pledges this amount, and ten (10) complimentary copies of the book will be given to the school. Ryan will also come to the school that pledges the "school in the book" package to give a very special "thank you" presentation, as well as presenting the school with the framed original painting of their school! *Limited to Michigan lower peninsula schools only.

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