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The Velveteen Rabbit - A New Adaptation - for TODAY's kids

A project in Raleigh, NC by John Jimerson

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A Colorful & Energetic Riff on "The Velveteen Rabbit." New text. New illustrations. Reclaiming this powerful story for Today's kids.
Backers: 80
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50

Funded: $4,031 of $4,000
Dates: Sep 9th -> Oct 9th (30 days)
Project By: John Jimerson
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Latest News

The Velveteen Rabbit - featured on Artist Soapbox!

October 1st - via:
Our campaign is now featured on the podcast "Artist Soapbox," with Tamara Kissane!  It was awesome to riff with her. We talked about The Velveteen Rabbit, dragons, being parents, classic children's literature, changing focus, Kickstarter, etc. I... (Read More)

We're Getting Closer!

September 24th - via:
Hey everybody, So, today we got our 25th backer.  We've raised 1/3 of our goal, and we have 14 days to go!  This is feelin' good... Hopeful. :) This week, Tamara Kissane (Chekhov and Ibsen adapter, performing artist, and all-around smarty pants)... (Read More)

We're in an article on "Broadway World"! (how wonderfully random is that?)

September 22nd - via:
Check out the "Broadway World" article featuring our adaptation of The Velveteen Rabbit. Looks like it ran a couple of weeks ago!  So cool.  (Read More)

Three Questions for You - An Invitation to Respond

September 12th - via:
This is an invitation to write a comment below or to privately message me through Kickstarter with any responses to these questions: How has The Velveteen Rabbit impacted you? Do you have a favorite part of the story? Are you worried that something... (Read More)

What an amazing first day. Thank you.

September 10th - via:
Thank you to everyone who has sent a message of support, who has donated to the campaign, and who has shared this project with their people. Thank you.  Thank you.  Thank you.   We've raised several hundred dollars and are now over 10% funded -... (Read More)

for our very earliest backers: a heartfelt thanks

September 9th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Kickstarter Campaign - The Velveteen Rabbit - A New Adaptation for Today's Kids

September 9th - via:
The new book "keeps the depth, vibrant plot, and inventive characters of the original, while transforming it into a book that modern kids will love to read and have read to them." (Read More)

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