Bianca The Brave

A project in Missoula, MT by Katie Cross + Kaley Mills

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A fully illustrated epic children's book project with the message of a lifetime. Written by Katie Cross and Kaley Mills.
Backers: 302
Average Pledge Per Backer: $67

Funded: $20,325 of $10,000
Dates: Aug 22nd -> Sep 10th (20 days)
Project By: Katie Cross + Kaley Mills
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Latest News

18K Stretch Goal Unlcoked

September 9th - via:
GUESS WHAT BACKERS? BIANCA THE BRAVE WILL NOW BE OFFERED IN SPANISH (for only 24 hours) You read that right! We have crossed the 18k stretch goal mark and now have funding to bring the one and only Andy Gonzalez  into the project as our Spanish... (Read More)

Bianca and Derek Print Add-on Unlocked!

September 8th - via:
Hey there new and current Alkarrans! We have 58 hours left in the Kickstarter project, which is the exact right moment to unlock our FAVORITE add-on.  A printed illustration of Bianca and Derek! I teared up when I first saw it. Laila, as always,... (Read More)

NOTL author takes children on a magical journey

September 7th - via:
Bianca the Brave follows Bianca Monroe, a character made famous by author Katie Cross in a series of 60 young adult books, as she fights off flames threatening the forest in Letum Wood, part of Cross’ fantasy world Alkarra. (Read More)

MERRICK THE MIGHTY information for backers!

September 5th - via:
Hey Alkarrans and new friends! Thank you so much for helping us get to the $15k mark! We sent out the video interview with Kaley and I the other day, so now it's time to get you some more insider information on MERRICK THE MASTER.  The Story. ... (Read More)

15K Goal Unlocked!

September 1st - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  Here it is! We are so happy to reveal this super fun insiders view. Katie and Kaley don't get to be physically together very often.....but... (Read More)


August 27th - via:
Hey Backers! I can't believe we're almost at $14,000 USD in pledges on our 5th day. Our hearts are full.  We're so close to our second stretch goal of $15,000 USD! Here's a sneak peek of what all Backers will receive when we reach $15,000 USD! (The... (Read More)

Your surprise has arrived!

August 25th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Stretch Goal #2 unlocked! Time for Stretch Goal #3! (Plus, an update on tiers!)

August 24th - via:
Hey there Backers! Welp, you did it! Yesterday, we crossed the threshold of $12,000 USD, which means you are now receiving a specially-designed, full-page illustration within the book!  Laila and her paintbrush are busily working away already. I... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #2 has been decided!

August 23rd - via:
Hey there Kickstarters! First of all, another HUGE thanks to all who pledged, supported, shared, and brought such a massive response to our project yesterday! We had almost 30 Alkarrans and backers and new friends pop onto our Zoom call last... (Read More)

1st goal achieved! Help us plan goal #2 tonight on Zoom!

August 22nd - via:
Hey there! Well, to say we are overwhelmed, humbled, and grateful just undercuts it, doesn't it? Thank you to all of you!  We've accomplished our first funding goal of $10,000 USD, which locks this project in. That means the book will be produced,... (Read More)

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