Markertown: A children's book about inclusion and kindness.

A project in Prospect, KY by Amanda Fox

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Can a motley crew of markers save the day for one little marker in need? Yes they can!
Backers: 125
Average Pledge Per Backer: $41

Funded: $5,110 of $5,000
Dates: Jan 4th -> Feb 4th (32 days)
Project By: Amanda Fox
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Latest News

All Markers are Named! And a video Shout Out!

January 22nd - via:
Thank you all so much for naming all of the Markers in Markertown! The brown one has a name!  I also want to share the first video shout out dedicated to Hannah and Eli! You see, Eli and Hannah host a weekend art club in their home for neighborhood... (Read More)

New Reward! $40 for Custom Video Cartoon!

January 20th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 We are 57% funded with only two weeks left in the Kickstarter! We need to rally, SO I added a new reward! The customized Markertown Video... (Read More)

The Green Marker is Named! One Left!!!

January 17th - via:
Name the Marker All of the markers have names except the brown one! Any takers? Brown is a much-loved marker and widely used on animals, tree trunks, the ground, and chocolate! If we were all so versatile! This would be a great dedication to the... (Read More)

The Purple Marker is taken!

January 14th - via:
Book Chat on Markertown The purple marker has been named! We have the green and the brown ones left. Snag your marker and name it after a loved one.     On another note--Markertown is so close to halfway there! It would be amazing if you could... (Read More)

Grey Marker is Taken!

January 9th - via:
There are 5 markers left to be named! Green, Blue, Brown, Orange and Purple!  Don't miss out on such a cool opportunity to honor someone you love, or surprise them with finding their name in the book! We will list all of the people that backed the... (Read More)

The Yellow Maker is Named!!!

January 9th - via:
And then there were 6. There are 6 Markers left to be named! Orange, brown, purple, grey, green, and blue! The brown one looks so happy! The purple one is too cool for school! Pick your favorite color now!  Amanda Fox  (Read More)

Light Pink Marker Taken!

January 9th - via:
Name the Markers! Light Pink Marker is taken!!! We are so close to $2,000! $67 away to be exact! Thank you to all that have backed, shared, and are following the journey.  Do you have kids or grandkids that would love to see a marker named after... (Read More)

The Red Marker is taken!

January 5th - via:
The Red and Magenta marker have been named! Only 8 markers left that you can name! Which one will you pick? Blue, light pink, grey, green, orange, yellow, brown, purple? Who will you name yours after?  Markertown Artist Reward! Also, this week only... (Read More)

First 12 hours and Markertown is at 30% funded!

January 4th - via:
Thank you guys so much! We have come so far in so little time, and I'm so grateful to be associated with so many amazing friends, colleagues, family members, and fans of the project. $1500 on day one is definitely something to be proud of! I'm going... (Read More)

Incredible start! Almost $1,000 in two hours!!!

January 4th - via:
Thank you so much for the support so far! Can you believe we are so close to $1,000 in the first two hours! Please share share share! And every amount helps! Let's see if we can raise another $144 and get to $1000 before 11AM!   (Read More)

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