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This week's projects at Kickstarter.com - October 20 '11

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This week's projects at Kickstarter.com - October 20 '11

Postby Charles » Thu Oct 20, 2011 11:36 am

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Phantom birthday

One of the most beloved works of fantasy in American literature, The Phantom Tollbooth has delighted generation after generation with its magical tale of a boy, his watchdog, and his wild imagination. Now, on the book's 50th birthday, filmmaker Hannah Jayanti explores the educational, political, and linguistic backstory of a children's book that will — it seems — joyfully outlive us all.

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Do the dordle!

Nik Daum likes to doodle in secret when his boss isn't looking — shh! — then turn his sketches into polished, pretty cards. He calls them "Dordles," a hybrid of a doodle and a drawing, and he's amassed over 400 of them so far. Themes range from sweet to silly, puns abound, and backers get to vote on which ones get printed!

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Judging by the cover

Perfect for babies (and adults who hate paper cuts), Victoria's homemade, cloth-bound books are both educational and downright comfy. Each edition covers a basic topic, like dinosaurs, planets, or the ABCs, and uses colorful, quilted appliqués to make the experience truly hands on! Collect 'em all for your very own, very huggable library.

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