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Thanks to our backers, MY LOVE FOR YOU IS THE SUN is now available in bookstores everywhere!
Thanks to our backers, MY LOVE FOR YOU IS THE SUN is now available in bookstores everywhere!
170 backers pledged $11,550 to help bring this project to life.
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My Love for You Is the Sun - A Picture Book

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    Pledge US$ 5 or more About US$ 5

    ACCESS TO BEHIND-THE-SCENES PROJECT UPDATES, which will include illustrations as they are completed.

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    Pledge US$ 25 or more About US$ 25

    All of the above, plus ACCESS to the "Story Behind the Story" VIDEO where author Julie Hedlund provides more detail on the inspiration for My Love for You is the Sun and the quest to bring it into the world. Backers at the $25 level will also be ACKNOWLEDGED ON THE AUTHOR'S WEBSITE (including a link to your website, if applicable), and receive a BOOK-RELATED FUN PACK for children (coloring pages, activity sheets), delivered electronically.

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    Pledge US$ 50 or more About US$ 50

    All of the above, plus A SIGNED HARDCOVER COPY OF THE BOOK. The author will sign the book to the recipient of your choice. Backers at the $50 level will also receive a beautifully laminated 18 x 24" LIMITED EDITION POSTER of one of the book's illustrations, and a SPECIALLY-DESIGNED BOOKMARK with art from the book.

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    Pledge US$ 75 or more About US$ 75

    All of the above, plus a SET OF 20 NOTECARDS specially designed with art from the book.

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    All of the above, plus backers at the $100 level will be ACKNOWLEDGED IN THE PRINTED BOOK as contributors. Backers at the this level will also receive an ADDITIONAL COPY OF THE BOOK, SIGNED AND SHIPPED AS A DONATION TO THE SCHOOL OR PUBLIC LIBRARY OF YOUR CHOICE. A bookplate will be included in the book naming you as the donor.

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    Pledge US$ 150 or more About US$ 150

    All of the above, plus a 12 MONTH 2015 WALL CALENDAR featuring illustrations from the book.

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    Pledge US$ 200 or more About US$ 200

    All of the above, plus a SECOND 18 x 24" LIMITED EDITION POSTER of one of the book's illustrations featuring a different illustration from the book. Backers at the $200+ level will also be eligible to schedule a 30-minute SKYPE/GOOGLE+ VISIT with EITHER the author OR the illustrator with their choice of classroom, school, writing group, etc.

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    Pledge US$ 250 or more About US$ 250

    All of the above, plus an EXCLUSIVE VIDEO OF THE AUTHOR READING THE BOOK directly to the child or children of your choice (a classroom, your children, grandchildren, etc.). The video will be sent via a private link on YouTube AND an mp4 or mov file for your direct download. The video can also include a personal message from you or something you would like the author to say to your child(ren). Plus, backers at the $250+ levels will receive their SIGNED COPIES OF THE BOOK TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE OFFICIAL RELEASE DATE.

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    Pledge US$ 500 or more About US$ 500

    All of the above, plus a LIVE, IN-PERSON VISIT of up to three hours from EITHER THE AUTHOR (within a 200-mile radius of Boulder, CO) OR THE ILLUSTRATOR (within a 200-mile radius of Nashville, TN). Backers at this level will also receive a signed copy of Julie Hedlund's book A TROOP IS A GROUP OF MONKEYS and a code to download the A SHIVER OF SHARKS app for free (must have an iPad for the app to work).

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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    All of the above, plus TWO CUSTOM-MADE 10 x 20 GALLERY-WRAPPED CANVAS PRINTS, printed with archival ink. YOU CHOOSE which of the two illustrations you want for the prints. Backers at the $1000+ levels will also receive three additional verses cut from the original manuscript of from My Love for You is the Sun. The verses will be sent on individual cards with hand-scripted calligraphy, signed on the opposite side by the author. You choose whether you would like the cards framed or not.

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    Pledge US$ 5,000 or more About US$ 5,000

    All of the above, plus author Julie Hedlund will FLY YOU to Denver for a unique day of FUN in Boulder! I'll pick you up at the airport the day before, hand deliver all of your rewards, and drop you off at the Sheraton hotel in Westminster, CO. I will pick you up in the morning, treat you to breakfast, then give you a 6-hour custom tour of Boulder, including lunch. YOU get to decide what we do. Shop on the quaint Pearl Street Mall? Tour of UC Boulder? Go for a hike? A scenic drive in the mountains (or even to Rocky Mountain National Park)? We will spend one hour on the phone prior to your arrival to plan the itinerary. I will be at your complete disposal for the day. At the end of the tour, I will drop you off at EITHER the hotel or the Denver airport. RESTRICTIONS -- PLEASE READ BEFORE SELECTING THIS REWARD: Applicable only to people traveling from major urban airports in the Continental United States that are serviced by Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines or other major commercial airline. One night at the hotel is provided. If you stay additional nights, those will be at your expense, including the cost and arrangement of transportation back to the airport. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on the day of the tour. All other meals and incidental expenses will be your responsibility.

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    All of the above, plus illustrator Susan Eaddy will FLY YOU to Nashville for a unique day of FUN in the Music City! She'll pick you up at the airport the day before, hand deliver all of your rewards, and drop you off at either her own private guest cottage, located 3 miles from downtown Nashville, or at the Marriott, Vanderbilt. She will pick you up in the morning, treat you to breakfast, then give you a 6-hour custom tour of Nashville, including lunch. YOU get to decide what we do. Breakfast at the world famous Loveless Cafe? Tour the downtown area including the Ryman auditorium, home of the original Grand Ole Opry, and Hatch Show Print? A visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame? A scenic drive through the gardens at Cheekwood? An evening at the Bluebird Cafe, or the Grand Ole Opry, or dancing at Robert's Western Wear? And of course, a personal tour of her studio and all of the original illustrations from My Love for You is the Sun. She will spend one hour on the phone prior to your arrival to plan the itinerary. She will be at your complete disposal for the day. At the end of the tour, she will drop you off at EITHER the hotel (or her guest house if that's where you choose to stay) OR the Nashville airport. RESTRICTIONS -- PLEASE READ BEFORE SELECTING THIS REWARD: Applicable only to people traveling from major urban airports in the Continental United States that are serviced by Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines or other major commercial airline. One night at the hotel is provided (OR two nights if you elect to stay in the guest cottage). If you stay additional nights, those will be at your expense, including the cost and arrangement of transportation back to the airport. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on the day of the tour. All other meals and incidental expenses will be your responsibility.

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