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Turbo the Flying Dog

A project in Frederick, MD by Kelly, Victoria, Turbo, and Olive

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Turbo the Flying Dog is a children's book focused on aviation and rescue (Turbo & his sidekick Olive are also real live dogs!)
Backers: 101
Average Pledge Per Backer: $58

Funded: $5,838 of $5,000
Dates: Sep 3rd -> Nov 2nd (61 days)
Project By: Kelly, Victoria, Turbo, and Olive
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Latest News

Less than 30 Hours til Blast Off!

November 1st - via:
We can't believe it - we're entering the home stretch! We just wanted to remind all our backers to keep an eye out in the coming weeks for our "solicitation" of your address and other info so that we can start preparing to ship your rewards once we... (Read More)

Happy Howloween!! 2 Days Left!

October 31st - via:
 Bark bark Happy Halloween! Last night Olive, our moms and I took a break for some fun on a doggie Howloween cruise and now we're revved up for the LAST 2 DAYS of the campaign!! There are still some big rewards left including the chance to name... (Read More)

You've Backed Us - Now Where Can You See Us?

October 29th - via:
We have some really cool news for you today! With only three days left for the campaign, we're ramping up our plans for once we get the book published in December! While the book will be available through Amazon we're also talking to Aviation and... (Read More)

Only a Few More Days to Go! - Turbo Pupdate!

October 26th - via:
 Oh hey who is that cool pup? It's me! Wearing my cool new doggles and ramping up for the last days of our campaign! We're now at almost $5,400 and we're hoping to bump that up in the next few days before the campaign ends this Sunday. Bark it out... (Read More)

Cover Sneak Peek!

October 26th - via:
We had hoped to have the cover ready to show everyone when we hit our Kickstarter goal, but you guys helped us hit it too fast and we didn't have it! We got the rough draft today and we just can't wait to show it off! What do you think?  (Read More)

Turbo is Funded! - Next Step? Book 2!

October 22nd - via:
 WOOF IT FROM THE ROOFTOPS! WE DID IT! And when I say we, I mean all of us! Thank you so so much to everyone who has backed us, talked us up, listened to us, wrote about our project, and supported us in every way! It's been a crazy 50 days for the... (Read More)

Front Page of the Frederick News Post!

October 19th - via:
Getting Ready for My Interview! Hey everypawdy we woke up this morning to some serious excitement! On Wednesday Turbo and Victoria met with local reporter Kelsi Loos and this morning we found out we're featured on the FRONT PAGE of our local... (Read More)

Where In the World are Turbo and Olive? EXTRAS!

October 15th - via:
 Olive and Kelly here and we have some awesome news! We are at 87% as of tonight and we've decided to add some fun extras to say thank you! First if we reach our goal anyone who has backed us so far and anyone that does back us (up to 150 backers)... (Read More)

80% - We're Getting So Close!

October 9th - via:
Bark Bark! Turbo here! We've got lots to bark out loud about tonight! We hit 80% (actually...81%!) today and we're going strong into our last three weeks! Olive, our moms and I thank you all so much. We're sharing some photos tonight, but at 90%... (Read More)

AOPA Homecoming Fly-In

October 3rd - via:
Hey Everypawdy! Turbo here! Wondering what I was doing this weekend?  Look it's me in my flight suit! I 'suited up' and attended the AOPA fly-in where I met new friends and saw some old ones!  It was tons of fun and a nice break from all the work... (Read More)

75% Sketch Update!

October 1st - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

New Sketch Will Be Released at 75%

September 26th - via:
Hi everyone, Olive here! Turbo is very busy modeling for his pictures (haha, no, not really, he's busy FLYING and napping, and eating snacks...all the modeling has been done so far). We're so close to 75% funded we can taste it and we've got another... (Read More)

Launch Party Details

September 23rd - via:
Considering backing for the launch party reward but need to know more about it? Read on! Our launch party is scheduled to be held at the Rockville, Maryland Zoom Room on January 11, 2015 (this is a Sunday) from 5pm to 7pm. If we must change the time... (Read More)

Some Photos from Olive

September 20th - via:
Hi, Olive here! I just want to thank everyone for helping us get to 70%! Turbo and I are working hard behind the scenes and we're so excited to see all the support we're getting! I just wanted to let everyone know that our moms received some more... (Read More)

65% and Some Photos

September 16th - via:
Turbo and Olive are so thrilled that we hit 65% today (basically within less than two weeks, which is amazing!) that they wanted to share some photos! Thank you everyone for all your support! Turbo, Olive, and the Moms  (Read More)

Sketch Sneak Peak

September 12th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

From Canada? Want Rewards? We Hear You!

September 10th - via:
Kickstarter only gives us the options of shipping within the USA or anywhere in the world, so we chose to ship only to the US because there are a lot of places where it would be just too far. HOWEVER! If you are from Canada we absolutely will ship... (Read More)

50% Funded and Kickstarter Staff Pick

September 4th - via:
First, thank you so much to everyone who has backed us, who has shared our project with friends and family via social media and word of mouth, and who helped us to get here! It hasn't even been a week and we are already almost 60% funded and were... (Read More)

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