Magic Fish Dreaming

Come hunt for – green tree frogs, geckos, and magic fish.

 Watch out for crocodiles and cane toads.

 Come to the land of the ultimate faraway tree.

 . . . Come hunt for poems from Midgenoo to Mirriwini

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Please get your pledge in before March 14th!

Welcome

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photo taken by Heidi Den Ronden

Thanks so much for dropping by the blog. Be sure to grab a cuppa tea (or coffee or water) and read. My blogger manifesto is HERE.

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If you’re in Brisbane

If you are in Brisbane, you can meet Magic Fish Dreaming Illustrator, Helene Magisson, at Romancing the Stars.

You can ask her about Magic Fish Dreaming and her many other wonderful books in the pipeline.

Be sure to get your booking done for this remarkable event.

Some truly wonderful writers and illustrators are on the bill and it promises to be an unforgettable night.

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Support Magic Fish Dreaming HERE

Magic Fish Dreaming Update

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So we’ve been going  just over a week and have just reached $2434  with 42 backers.  As you know our first goal is to reach $9000 to give our project a definite green light.

We are nearly a third of the way!

The highlight so far has been receiving this energy boosting gift pack from Tourism and Events Queensland.

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This was accompanied by their own poem!

Dear June,

There’s no way we’re poets. And we’re quite sure you’ll know it. But like Queensland sunshine. We love to shine a light on projects- so divine. So please accept this token of appreciation to thank you for your dedication in making your creation that speaks of the most glorious state in our sunburnt nation. Sending all our love from the rainforest to the sand. Best Wishes and Good luck from your friends at Queensland. ‪#‎thisisQueensland ‬‪#‎loveQueensland‬

There have also…

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Kickstarter Crowd Funding Explained

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For all of those Magic Fish Dreaming Backers  who might be using kickstarter for the first time.

1) You register to use as you are charged for the book only when project is fully funded and so you can receive updates of when your products will be delivered etc.

2) You do this once only and then can support future kickstarter projects and even set up your own in future.

3) Check the project timelines, this book for instance will be delivered the end of this year between October and December and the workshops will run in 2017 for anyone booking them

4) You need to pick the reward you want, but you can pledge any amount you wish, this is totally up to you.  Pick the one you like most.  Rewards are designed to be good value to you. Anything else ?  Head to kickstarter to find out  FAQ KICKSTART

Our first goal to reach is $9000.  We are currently at $1894 ! (34 days to go)

The earlier we reach $9000 the better, as everybody can celebrate that we can definitely go ahead.  We value every contribution, small or large.

Head to our project link  HERE

Magic Fish Dreaming – kickstarter has begun

 

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Magic Fish Dreaming,  an illustrated in full colour poetry book, 36 pages,  written by June Perkins, is now set to ride a kickstarter wave, to take it into homes of people across Australia and the world.

Brimming with the themes of nature, family, diversity, childhood and environment, Magic Fish Dreaming is inspired by the North Queensland community, environment, and creatures it shares.  It is beautifully illustrated by the award winning Artist Helene Magisson.”

Yes we are up and running.

To find out more and make your pledge head to  KICKSTARTER MAGIC FISH DREAMING.

A big thank you to all those supporting our first day up on  kickstarter.

From the Magic Fish Dreaming Team