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Stardust Explores the Solar System Children's Science Book

A project in Salt Lake City, UT by Douglas Harris

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Inspire passion for science and wonder with this children's STEM book exploring the Big Bang, the Solar System, and our place in space!
Backers: 797
Average Pledge Per Backer: $29

Funded: $22,916 of $5,800
Dates: Jan 30th -> Mar 2nd (31 days)
Project By: Douglas Harris
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Latest News

Last Day & Adorable Little Girl

March 1st - via:
Hello Backers!We wanted to share a social media post with you that made our day! This adorable little girl in the UK dressed up as Stardust for @WorldBookDayUK. Click here to see this on Twitter. Link to tweet on Twitter  Campaign Ends Today We... (Read More)

Next Stretch Goal Unlocked!

February 28th - via:
Hello Backers!  We're gratified and humbled to have more than tripled our original funding goal, and to now have passed our second stretch goal.  Here is a summary of our stretch goals (first two have been unlocked):   Limited Rewards  There are... (Read More)

Final Two Days!

February 27th - via:
Hello Backers!  WE'RE ALMOST HOME! The Kickstarter campaign for Stardust Explores the Solar System ends in two days!   We're super close to some exciting stretch goals that will mean more cool stuff for you, more donations to schools, and Stardust... (Read More)

New Illustrations & Bumper Sticker, Button & Vinyl Decal Images

February 24th - via:
Hello Backers!We know that many of you have wanted to see mockups of the items included in our stretch goals and the unlocked reward, so here you go: Stretch Goal Bumper Sticker ($25k stretch goal)   Vinyl Decal ($20k stretch goal)   Stardust Pin... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals & Reward Levels (we're at 300%!)

February 22nd - via:
Hello Backers!As a result of all of your efforts, we now have over 600 backers and we're at over three times our original goal. We are so excited about this as we move into the final week of our campaign. Stretch Goal UpdateBecause we have already... (Read More)

Video message from Bailey to backers!!!

February 21st - via:
Hello Backers!Here is a video message to all backers from Bailey: You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Thank you so much for all of your support! Bailey & Douglas Harris... (Read More)

Thank You! Featured Project of the Week!

February 19th - via:
Hello Backers! We were surprised and excited this morning to learn that we have been selected as the "Kickstarter Project of the Week - Publishing." We couldn't have done this without the support of so many of you who have made pledges and shared our... (Read More)

500 Backers & Meet Some Friends

February 16th - via:
Hello Backers!This past week we've passed $14,000 in pledges and now have almost 500 backers! We are overwhelmed by the support. We're only $6,000 away from the next stretch goal (100 books and mouse pads donated to schools in need, vinyl decals for... (Read More)

Kickstarter Alert: 'Stardust Explores the Solar System' Is an Amazing Children's Science Book by a Kid

February 13th - via:
Check out this great Kickstarter campaign for the second in the kid-created 'Stardust' children's science literacy series, 'Stardust Explores the Solar System.' Help kids everywhere learn more about our universe, and the Scientific Method. (Read More)

400 Backers & 200% Funded!

February 12th - via:
Hello Backers!We aren't saying it's "Jupiter big," but it's exciting news nonetheless - we just doubled our original funding goal! THANK YOU!  Next up: the 20k stretch goal, after which we'll unveil some amazing "super-stretch" goals and rewards...... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked, New Reward Level (limit 30), and Endorsements!

February 8th - via:
Hello Backers!  THANK YOU! The 10k stretch goal is in the rearview, thanks to your support and continued sharing of the campaign. That means everyone who supports the campaign at the "book" level or higher gets an exclusive limited edition bookmark... (Read More)

Two Stretch Goals!!!

February 6th - via:
Hello Backers!We were surprised and gratified to meet and exceed our initial goal so quickly! Here are some "stretch goals" that will benefit some lucky schools, as well as netting some additional fun rewards for our current supporters. Please help... (Read More)

Thank you!!! 100% Funded!!!

February 2nd - via:
Hello Backers!Thank you so much to everyone who has supported, reposted, and shared our campaign so far. We are shocked in the best possible way to be able to say we met our funding goal on the fourth day after launch.  -Four Weeks To GoIt isn't... (Read More)

Over 100 Backers Day One!!!

January 31st - via:
Hello Backers!Bailey and I got up this morning to check out the moon (we were bummed because it's cloudy in Salt Lake City this morning) and then opened up the campaign to see that we now have over 100 backers from all over the world! Wow! We are... (Read More)

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