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But Wait, There’s More! Pre-Order The Very Last Castle

The Very Last Castle by Travis Jonker and Mark Pett

When I was a kid I really loved infomercials. Touchless, The Food Dehydrator, that oven that cooks things with air or something – I watched them all. If you’ve ever seen an infomercial, you know that the best moment is always when someone says “But wait, there’s more!”

Well, you can now pre-order the picture book I wrote and Mark Pett illustrated, The Very Last Castle. If you pre-order the book from my hometown bookstore, the fabulous McLean & Eakin, we’ll send you a signed copy when the book arrives on October 9th. And, hey, shipping is only 99¢!

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BUT WAIT THERE’S MORE!!!

You will also receive a limited-edition mini-comic about how the story was written, hand-made by yours truly.

Mini-Comic

Here’s an excerpt (with a guest appearance by J.K. Rowling):

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Mini-Comic Preview

Once the mini-comics are gone, they’re gone, folks – never to return. I can only handle so much folding and stapling.

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In summary, if you preorder with McLean & Eakin you get:

1. A book about courage that I think you and the kids in your life will like.

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2. My weird signature marring the beautiful title page.

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3. A limited-edition hand-crafted mini-comic about how the story was made.

Mini-Comic

4. 99¢ media mail shipping!!

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5. The satisfaction of supporting a wonderful, award-winning independent bookstore (this is the best one).

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Thank you for your time.

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.

Comments

  1. Colby Sharp says:

    Ordered!

  2. Carl Harvey says:

    Done! Can’t wait to read it Travis!

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