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Publishing an illustrated picture book for children who dream large and grownups who haven't forgotten how.
194 backers pledged $17,206 to help bring this project to life.
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    Holiday Card Thank You

    A beautiful Christmas card, suitable for framing, featuring artwork from the book, with a personal note addressed to you and your family hand signed by the author.

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    YOU BE YOU - Hardcover first edition

    Hot off the presses! First edition, hard cover with dust jacket of YOU BE YOU. Delivered by December 2020 (in time for the holidays!) First 100 hundred backers will receive their books hand wrapped in YOU BE YOU seasonal wrapping with a blank YOU BE YOU holiday card for gift giving.

    For those backers wanting additional books (!), please pledge at this level in increments of $25.

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    SPECIAL EDITION - signed/numbered

    Hot off the presses! Be the first to own the hardcover first edition copy of YOU BE YOU, signed and numbered on bookplate by author and illustrator. All special edition backers will receive their books hand wrapped in YOU BE YOU seasonal wrapping with a blank YOU BE YOU holiday card for gift giving. All gift cards suitable for framing, signed by author and illustrator.

    Backers at this level will also receive a limited edition art print of The Girl in the Woods, the title page of YOU BE YOU.

    For those backers wanting additional signed books (!), please pledge at this level in increments of $50.

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    SPECIAL SEPIA EDITION - Signed/Numbered

    New Reward! A hard cover with dust jacket special sepia tone edition of the book. Until now, available only in the higher priced rewards!

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    HOLIDAY SURPRISE

    Two special edition copies of YOU BE YOU, signed and numbered on bookplate by author and illustrator, hand-wrapped in YOU BE YOU seasonal wrapping with blank YOU BE YOU gift card PLUS:
    - Full size (20" x 8" at least) art print (you select the print!)
    - Sepia Tone edition - Like a beloved black and white movie, the sepia toned images bring the story to life in more powerful and dramatic ways.
    - Child size t-shirt with custom print from YOU BE YOU
    - YOU BE YOU Holiday card hand signed from the author

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    BACKERS REWARD

    - 10 copies of YOU BE YOU, signed and number on bookplate, hand wrapped with cards for the holidays
    - 10 limited edition art prints - you choose the prints!
    - 2 adult and/or child size t-shirt
    - Sepia Tone edition - Like a beloved black and white movie, the sepia toned images bring the story to life in more powerful and dramatic ways.

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

    ANGEL REWARD

    - 20 copies of YOU BE YOU, wrapped and delivered to you and/or the children's hospital or charity of your choice
    - 5 limited edition art prints - you choose the prints
    - 2 adult and/or child size t-shirt
    - Sepia Tone edition - Like a beloved black and white movie, the sepia toned images bring the story to life in more powerful and dramatic ways
    - Hand-drawn sketch by Rogério Coelho
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    - You (or your child/loved one) featured in the author/illustrator's upcoming book JONAH'S VIOLIN (along with early copy and other special rewards). Full color art print of the illustration. Book publishing date TBD.

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