Yes the test book arrived yesterday!!! IT LOOKS AAAWESOME! congrats to you all, this is really the most beautifull book we have ever made.
I need to prepare the website so you can order the book latest at this weekend (sorry I have so much to do at the moment, privately and also with omoe, the forest book... I didnt finish the order site thats why I didn't told yesterday I would tell you when the order site is ready but since you ask Sonia I of course cant be quit :-)
Yesterday I made a small video about the book you can see here (unwanted featuring fred the cat):https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKVTfmp_cNI&feature=youtu.be
I need to do the video, for the paper thickness shouldnt be an issue. We once had a photobook with the same paper as this book and some people found it too thin, I didn't.
The most important thing about the paper thickness is that if we go to one level better paper quality the postal price will be really really high. At the moment this book I can send 1 book world wide for 9 Euros but if it gets thicker it becomes 17 euros which is way too expensive.
Of course some of you would like to pay this extra money but I can only order this book once with one kind of paper and not 2.
The quality of the thiner (135grams/m2) paper is really really good, I think it is even better as blurb. Also the Cover is perfectly done, I had many covers at blurb which looked really bad so bad that I had to send it back, but with this germany printing company we dont have this problem which is awesome too.
extra special thanks to Brian Sanders, who did all spell and grammar corrections and rewrote the photographers about you text so it became a unity, thank you Brian!
And of course special thanks to Anirban Mukhopadhyay and Soumya Shankar Ghoshal who went to the Ashalayam organisation for us and made a reportage at the end of the book. Also thanks to Eva who did the ground design!
And to Tatsuo Suzuki who did the cover.
The Cover has no title, I just couldnt find a proper place to put a title over the photo, we tried so many positions it didnt look good with title, so we put the title at the back of the book.
The book is dedicated to the childer who live on the streets in Kalkota.
I will use my lunchbreak and tonight to finish the ordering website as soon as you can order I will tell you here and it will be in the newsletter.
If somebody wants to help me test the website by ordering the book first, pls write me a message at firstname.lastname@example.org
Have a great day you all!