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Why is a Tiger a Tiger?

A project in San Juan, Puerto Rico by Dave Buchen

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Why is a Tiger a Tiger? A Bestiary of Etymology is a book featuring the stories of 60+ animals' names with paper cut illustrations.
Backers: 124
Average Pledge Per Backer: $47

Funded: $5,801 of $5,000
Dates: Jul 10th -> Aug 9th (30 days)
Project By: Dave Buchen
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Latest News

A review and a preview

April 4th - via:
Hi all, The book got its first review, huzzah! I also just handed in the images for the Spanish version of the book which is being published this summer. I had to change about 20... (Read More)

The lost notebook

December 10th - via:
Hello Everyone, In the midst of shipping out the books I lost my notebook which held the printouts of whom I had mailed to and whom I hadn't. If you haven't received your book yet, please let me know and I'll get it right out. Those of you overseas,... (Read More)

Shipping 'em out

November 28th - via:
Hey All, I'd say that I'm at about 90% shipped for the books. I'm now stuck waiting for the rest of the boxes to arrive in San Juan. My hope is that the remaining books will be in the mail to you by Monday. Thanks for your patience dave  (Read More)

almost there...

September 29th - via:
hi all the illustrations are done. they are scanned. twice. messed up the first time. oh well. now i am laying it all out and and plan to get it all to the printers this next week so that it will be done on time early November. do i have your name... (Read More)

Trudging away...

September 9th - via:
Hey all I am trudging away on the book. My goal is to ship it off to the printers the first of October. After I have sent it off, I'll send you all a note asking for your shipping address and letting you know how to pick your papercut and about some... (Read More)


August 3rd - via:
Hey All We got there! Thanks so much. Here's the wasp nest I'm working on this morning.  dave  (Read More)

Learning curve

July 29th - via:
Hi all I wanted to share with you the first draft of the lynx, from the Latin lux for light because of its bright shining eyes. It terrified me to make it. I have been carving linoleum for years for printmaking, but these paper cuts are a new... (Read More)

Getting there

July 26th - via:
Hello All Thanks for the support, it's going quite well it seems to me. I wanted to let you know that I will be in Madison, WI in November to present the new book at the Wisconsin Book Festival. I'm also happy to be presenting the book at Squeezebox... (Read More)

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