Mike Nawrocki, VeggieTales co-creator and voice of Larry the Cucumber, had no idea his next animated adventure would star rodents. However, a few years’ time and one amazing idea led to the creation of Nawrocki’s newest animated series THE DEAD SEA SQUIRRELS. And just like squirrels gather resources for winter, Nawrocki and his team are gathering resources to bring this animated series to life by launching a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign beginning Feb. 16.
Now through April 1, Nawrocki and his team need to raise at least $1.2 million to fund the production and animation of the first six episodes of THE DEAD SEA SQUIRRELS, the 13-episode animated series based on Nawrocki’s book series of the same name.
“It’s been a longtime dream of mine to bring this series to life,” says Nawrocki. “What started as a title based on a ‘cheesy’ pun has developed into a fun-filled world kids will love while giving parents an entertaining resource to pass on biblical values and life lessons. Plus, with VeggieTales, 3-2-1 Penguins, and now The Dead Sea Squirrels, I hope to cement my legacy as the ‘cheesy’ pun title guy!”
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SOURCE: The Christian Beat, Herb Longs