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Atama-ii Books: multiple-path stories in easy English!

A project in Pembroke Pines, FL by Marcos Benevides

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Backers: 208
Average Pledge Per Backer: $63

Funded: $13,095 of $10,000
Dates: Aug 31st -> Oct 5th (35 days)
Project By: Marcos Benevides
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Latest News

48 hours

October 3rd - via:
Dear backers, Here we are, two days away from the end of the funding campaign, and things are starting to heat up. We've reached our first stretch goal, which means that all of you who are receiving the first three eBook titles will now get them with... (Read More)

Onwards and upwards!

September 27th - via:
Dear backers, As you know, a couple of days ago we passed our funding goal with days to spare. The amount of enthusiasm the project has been generating has really blown us away... but we're not done yet! If you're new to Kickstarter, you may not be... (Read More)

YOU DID IT! 10K... with 10 days to go!

September 25th - via:
Dear backers, On behalf of the whole team, THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH! We very unexpectedly passed our 10K goal about 30 minutes ago, with still 10 days left to go! I have to be honest, I was really just expecting to coast toward the goal over the next... (Read More)

Broken PDF link!

September 23rd - via:
I'm so sorry to bother everyone again, but it seems that the last update, titled BE A ROCK STAR, included a broken link. The correct link to the preview sampler PDF is: (Read More)

mini-update: BE A ROCK STAR!

September 22nd - via:
After the success of the "be a zombie" offer last week, we're doing it again! Pledge $20 to our Kickstarter (or raise your existing pledge by $20) over the next 48 hours, and get a walk-on cameo role in Lesley Ito's upcoming title, Backstage Pass,... (Read More)

Update 3: A sneak peek inside!

September 22nd - via:
This is it, intrepid adventurers--the update you've all been waiting for! Click here to download a brand spankin' new PDF which includes the covers and first six pages of our first three titles: Journey to Mars by Paul Raine, Immortal Empire by yours... (Read More)

Atama-ii Books mini-update: BE A ZOMBIE!

September 18th - via:
Hey everyone, We just reached 60%! To celebrate, I've decided to give out a special reward. For the next 24 hours only, all new backers at $20 or more (and any current backer who raises their pledged amount by $20) will be immortalised forever with a... (Read More)

Be Clever. Be Givish!

September 16th - via:
I learnt a new word yesterday. I was visiting our local lifeboat station with a member of the Finnish Coast Guard - as one does in the wild and wonderful world of English language teaching. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is a wonderful organisation entirely funded by voluntary donations. They save hundreds of lives a year. Our lifeboat was purchased with a donation of £2 million from a Scottish benefactor. The master of the lifeboat, praised his generosity saying that the man had been very ‘givish’. (Read More)

ELT dips its toe into the crowdfunding pool

September 2nd - via:
Back in June, Laurie wrote a piece on crowdfunding in ELT, which lamented the fact that nothing much ELT-related was happening on crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter. (Read More)

Atama-ii Books: multiple-path stories in easy English! (ELT News)

September 2nd - via:
Marcos Benevides is one of the better known names in the ELT industry. And that's why his new project may just succeed where others have failed. The Japan-based author, teacher and now publisher is using the Kickstarter crowdfunding website to bring about the kind of project traditionally produced by a publishing house. (Read More)

Atama-ii Books Update: Week One

September 1st - via:
Dear friend, Before you do anything else, please watch this video of Lesley Ito's students being totally adorable while talking about reading multi-path books. The little guy with the nerdy laugh reminds me of a certain young adventurer I once knew!... (Read More)

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