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By Sylvia Linsteadt and Rima Staines

A post-apocalyptic novel rooted deep in the folkloric traditions of Old Europe, and set in a wildly re-imagined Northern California

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An ebook edition of the book.
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$25  + shipping
516 pledges


A special edition hardback.
$40  + shipping
25 pledges

Limited Edition Herbalist's Hardback

A special edition hardback and Wild Folk Herbal Salve, made with a surprise blend of leaves, roots & stones gathered from the landscapes of Tatterdemalion, and your name in the back of the book. Only 25 available.
$40  + shipping
25 pledges

Tea & A Book

A special edition hardback and Forest Campfire Tea (Russian caravan black tea blended with boreal chaga mushroom, bishop pine tips, and California poppy petals inspired by the landscapes of Tatterdemalion) and your name in the back of the book. Only 25 available
$45  + shipping
94 pledges


A signed hardback edition and the ebook.
$50  + shipping
36 pledges

Read with a friend

Two copies of the special edition hardback, ebook edition and two names in the back of the book
$100  + shipping
11 pledges

Wild Tales by Mail

Three of Sylvia's Gray Fox Epistle stories, wax-sealed and delivered to you, plus signed hardback and the ebook edition Only 15 available
$125  + shipping
18 pledges

Tatterdemalion Artwork

An original A4 print from Tatterdemalion, signed by Rima plus signed hardback and the ebook edition (Only 20 available)
$190  + shipping
8 pledges

Wild Story Workshop

A day of animal tracking and myth-making in an exclusive class with Sylvia in the Point Reyes National Seashore, California plus a hardback book and the ebook edition Only 12 available, travel not included
$235  + shipping
5 pledges

Artwork and Wild Tales Bundle

4 of Sylvia's Gray Fox Epistle stories and an A4 art print signed by Rima plus signed hardback and the ebook edition (Only 5 available)
$250  + shipping
7 pledges

Launch Party

Two tickets to an exclusive launch party and evening of performance & merriment in Point Reyes, California, USA plus everything up to the signed hardback level (Only 12 available, travel not included)
$375  + shipping
7 pledges

Leather-Bound Special Edition

Leather-Bound Special signed edition with gold embossing, plus an ebook edition.
$470  + shipping
3 pledges

Hedgespoken Party

Two tickets to an exclusive Tatterdemalion launch party and performance with Rima's Hedgespoken Travelling Theatre in England, plus everything up to the hardback level Only 20 available, travel not included - Date and location TBC, UK)
$2,500  + shipping


You or your institution's name to be printed at the front of the book, thanking you for your special donation plus a leather-bound special edition of the book and the ebook edition

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