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"Umar" a children's book for 2-4 year olds.

A project in Leeds, UK by David

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"Umar" is about a young Leeds boy who is fascinated with keys, locks and doors and determined to learn to use them!
Backers: 87
Average Pledge Per Backer: £16

Funded: £1,424 of £300
Dates: Feb 22nd -> Mar 29th (36 days)
Project By: David
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Latest News

3 days left - help me get the book translated into Bengali & Urdu by sharing this project!

March 26th - via:
Nearly done with all this! A conversation with two coworkers has re-inspired me to get this book translated into Bengali and Urdu (two of the main languages in my school's community).  I have plenty to get the book printed but to do three different... (Read More)

I rewrote the book! + 2 more reviews

March 19th - via:
So several weeks ago I thought I was completely finished with the book.  I printed out a copy to read to kids at work and I realised it was pretty damn clunky.  I've now rewritten nearly all of it and have just sent it to Molly to put the finishing... (Read More)

Two more sneak peek pictures!

March 6th - via:
Molly is finishing the lettering on the book this week and agreed I could share these, pages 1, 3 & 4.  The rest of the book is about Umar observing how the adults in his life use keys, how he tries to get opportunities to use them himself and... (Read More)

More reviews + Please consider sharing this with friends and family?

March 1st - via:
Thank you everyone for supporting me in this book.  Molly is going to be finishing the illustrations by this weekend and the lettering by next week. I've gotten some more reviews in for the rough draft of the book that I think are worth sharing. It... (Read More)

Sneak Peak of pages 3 and 4

February 23rd - via:
This is just a draft but wanted to share a bit of the work in progress.  Thank you again so much for supporting this project!  (Read More)

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February 22nd - via:
Thank you all so much for helping with this and so quickly.  It really means a lot.  For what it's worth here is a review from Sid Mohandas, doctoral researcher at Middlesex University and founder of The Male Montessorian.  (Read More)

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