The Kingdom Tales - 3 illustrated storybooks that kids love!

A project in West Chicago, IL by David & Karen Mains

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The Kingdom Tales Trilogy is a set of 3 illustrated children's storybooks to help parents teach their kids character values for life.
Backers: 144
Average Pledge Per Backer: $266

Funded: $38,316 of $22,500
Dates: Jun 27th -> Aug 5th (39 days)
Project By: David & Karen Mains
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Just 10 Hours LEFT...

August 4th - via:
Dear Tales of the Kingdom Trilogy Backers and Fans, We're just 11 hours from the FINISH LINE at Midnight tonight MST...Thanks to the generous support of so many Tales of the Kingdom fans, we have surpassed our 6th and FINAL STRETCH GOAL!  That... (Read More)

Just 24 Hours LEFT to Reach FINAL Stretch Goal #6

August 3rd - via:
Dear Tales of the Kingdom Trilogy Backers and Fans,We're just 24 hours from the FINISH LINE, but first let us say this ...  Due to generous new Backers this Saturday and Sunday, August 2nd-3rd, we're so pleased to be able to announce that we passed... (Read More)

We PASSED Stretch Goal #4 - ALL BACKERS Get an eWorkbook for Tales of the Kingdom!

August 2nd - via:
Dear Tales of the Kingdom Trilogy Backers and Fans, Due to generous new Backers on Friday, August 1st, we're so pleased to be able to announce that we've passed our 4th Stretch Goal of $29,750, so we can develop the eWorkbook Discussion Guide for... (Read More)

We just passed our THIRD stretch goal!

August 1st - via:
We are so thrilled to announce that we just passed our third stretch goal of $27,750!  If you backed us at $47 or above, you will now receive TWO 8x10 color prints of the captivating Dragon Eye by Indonesian Artist Edi Jatmiko, in addition to ALL... (Read More)

In 6 Days Our Project Ends BUT we're still LOOKING for $6,675 more to reach our $33,750 STRETCH GOAL

July 29th - via:
We want to say "Thanks" to you, and all our Backers, for your enthusiastic support -- we've exceeded our first two stretch goals, so there are some fun BONUSES to go around! Because we exceeded our $24,250 and $26,000 Stretch Goals, if you Backed us... (Read More)

We reached our goal - but there's more!

July 25th - via:
We are so excited to announce that - with your help - we have exceeded our goal of $22,500! Thank you to everyone who backed this project. We couldn't have done it without you. And we are so looking forward to delivering to you fully revised Tales of... (Read More)

Announcing 3 Bonus STRETCH GOALS!

July 23rd - via:
Thanks to the pledges of so many wonderful friends and fans of the Tales of the Kingdom Trilogy, we are on the doorstep of reaching our goal of $22,500.  We couldn't be more thrilled! Thank you for your support of this project!   With so many... (Read More)

Thank You!

July 23rd - via:
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One of the activities I wish I had done more with my children is read to them!

July 19th - via:
Hello Tales of the Kingdom Trilogy Fans,  One of the activities I wish I had done more with my children is read to them. Now this is ironic, a writer lamenting that she didn’t take time to read enough to her children! We have friends who have four... (Read More)

Racquetball or Tennis Ball?

July 19th - via:
Was the tumor racquetball size or tennis ball size? OK, I’ll let you make the choice. Was the cystic nodule they removed from my thyroid (after my thyroid gland was removed from my body) racket ball size or tennis ball size? There seems to be... (Read More)

2nd Most Funded Kid's Book Active on Kickstarter -- BUT $8,566 still left to go!

July 18th - via:
Hello Tales of the Kingdom Trilogy Fans, Due to your incredible pledges of support, of 126 total Children's Book Projects live and active on Kickstarter today, we are the 2nd MOST FUNDED!CHECK THIS... (Read More)

We're over half-way there -- will you help us get to the finish line?

July 13th - via:
Dear Tales of the Kingdom Trilogy Fans,  Early this week we were so pleased to see our Kickstarter Project to republish the Trilogy (all 3 books) pass the half way mark to full funding status. Thanks to all those who have so generously gotten on... (Read More)

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