Artist Jennifer Nutter hopes to secure $3,500 to print 1,000 copies of the new edition of her children’s book Rigsby. This award-winning picture book advocates environmental consciousness by teaching readers the harmful effects of littering. Above, we’ve embedded a video about the project.

Here’s more about the project: “The new edition is expanded with additional illustrations, durable covers, and is more earth friendly. Rigsby is a rhyming story with vivid watercolor illustrations showing how the animals team up to overcome litter. Children LOVE the story. Over 10,000 kids have heard or read the book. Many produced Rigsby plays, earned the Rigsby Scout Patch, or made cards and posters to email Rigsby.”

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