Once Upon Thyme: Quirky Fairytale Deluxe Hardcover

A project in Woking, UK by Celine Jeanjean

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Fairytale retelling with a twist: a drunk fairy godmother, a princess seeking a dragon and the meddlesome stablehand trying to stop her
Backers: 673
Average Pledge Per Backer: £51

Funded: £34,235 of £350
Dates: Feb 20th -> Mar 15th (24 days)
Project By: Celine Jeanjean
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Latest News

Last 24 hours!!! Have you seen all of the awesome bonuses?

March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Guys, this is it! The last 24 hours (well actually it's the last 20 hours) of the Once-Upon-Thyme kickstarter. My gosh what a ride this has been! Thank you for making this SUCH a fun 3 weeks!  AND we are soooooo close to the ribbon bookmark!... (Read More)

Stretch goal unlocked + new DWAGON sticker!!

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
DOUBLE PAGE COLOUR ILLUSTRATION UNLOCKED!Wooo!! BOTH the paperback and the hardcover get this gorgeous double page full colour illustration: We have 48 hours left, and if we raise another $4,500, the hardcover gets a luxurious ribbon bookmark. You... (Read More)

Cover update + new dragon/castle art add-on + new stretch goal unlocked!

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys!  Ok so first an update on the cover! Thank you for sharing your comments!!! I loved getting your opinions.  There wasn't a very clear cut majority for either dragon or castle, AND Simon, Erin, and Jennifer made super valid points: what... (Read More)

Your opinion is needed on more dragon-related business!

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys!  Firstly, we are soooo close to unlocking the next stretch goal and the extra sticker!! Pretzel levels of crossedness that we reach that in the next day or so!! Now, I think there were a bajillion-zillion votes for the reading baby dragon... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal Unlocked: upgraded chapter headers! And vote for the next stretch goal!

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Firstly, a super quick reminder in case you missed the last update. The hardcover edition has been upgraded with sprayed edges. If you want the sprayed edges, just edit your pledge and upgrade to the Deluxe Hardcover! Otherwise just keep your pledge... (Read More)


March 5th - via: kickstarter.com
You guys!! I am beyond excited to announce that we have sprayed edges! * glitter bomb * But in a better design than what I mentioned in my last update. It's a pretty midnight blue and yellow vine design that fits the book just beautifully! * second... (Read More)

Stretch goal unlocked! A new vellum insert featuring a baby dragon! (+ stay tuned for exciting sprayed edges news!!)

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
You guys! We blew through another stretch goal, which means we've unlocked a 4th vellum insert!!  It features the most ADORABLE baby dragon.  It will be available for everyone digitally and in printed form for those who have printed art in their... (Read More)

Do you want a sprayed & stenciled edges add-on??

February 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Okay you guys. So a few of you said you were interested in getting sprayed edges for Once-Upon-Thyme. And I don't blame you, the book is already looking fine, but it would look a whole lot more fine with sprayed edges.  Now the printer I'm working... (Read More)

We blew past another stretch goal!! New character art revealed...

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Guys! We've already blown past the next stretch goal! Which means that we've unlocked the extra character art card!  The votes were in the majority for a Prince Charming character, so your wish is my command! Here he is, in his happy place. That... (Read More)

Gifting a book + vote on the next stretch goal

February 27th - via: kickstarter.com
A quick update that I forgot to mention in my last note - a couple of backers requested the Once-Upon-Thyme hardcover as an add-on to give it as a gift.  Which I think is a lovely idea! I know I LOVE to give books to people (have you ever done the... (Read More)

We've unlocked a new stretch goal + there's a new tier!

February 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you again all so much for supporting this quirky little book of mine. It makes me so happy so many of you want to read it, and I can’t wait to send it out to you all!  All your support means that.... ...We unlocked the second stretch... (Read More)

Wow we funded fast! You guys rock!!

February 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Well that was unexpected! I hit launch on the campaign expecting that we'd trot along nicely towards the funding goal but you guys blew it out of the water! Thank you SO much for your support in helping me bring this project to life. I'm thrilled... (Read More)

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