Tonight is like the night before Christmas, in just a few hours, just one more sleep your presents will arrive! We have received confirmation the books will be delivered to us tomorrow. The tracking on the freight website confirmed. We had to organise a Forklift!! The white gloves have arrived, we pick up the certificates tomorrow, and the companion booklets arrive on Thursday.
We’ve been working as hard as we can to be as prepared for this week as possible to make the delivery process as smooth as possible. We are going to do our absolute best to have all the pre-orders delivered before Christmas. Here’s how it’s all going to work:
For all you Northern Hemispherians we are using a fulfilment service, what this means is we are express shipping a box directly to the USA, from here it will be picked and packed for delivery around the world. Your individual tracking number will be emailed to you at this time.
Average delivery times from receipt at fulfilment centre:
USA: 3-5 days
Canada: 4-7 days
UK – 7-10 days
Europe 7-10 days
For us down here in the southern Hemisphere we will be handling all the deliveries ourselves.
Average delivery times from the Launch date (22/11/2015), Your individual tracking number will be emailed once generated.
Australia – 2-4 days
New Zealand – 4-7 days
Asia: 4-7 days
Japan: 4-10 days
Following the delivery of Pre-Orders, future orders will be picked within one day from the sorting facility in the USA or Australia depending on location and will be dispatched within 2 days.
But enough of that, now for the fun stuff!!
In collaboration with the Mad Hatters Bookshop, Purely Passion8 & the Sunday markets in Manly we are having a Alice in Wonderland party to launch our book! We are spreading the event over three locations all within a short walk of each other. Here’s what we have planned so far….
In case you haven’t heard the story, We recently ran a Kickstarter Campaign to reproduce the Original Handwritten and Illustrated version of Alice in Wonderland. With 1081 Backers – We became the No.1 Most Funded Publishing Campaign from Australia Ever!! And we wanted to Celebrate in style!
We will be launching the book at the Mad Hatters Bookshop – And everybody is welcome to join us! This will also be the only and first place in the world you will be able to buy this reproduction in person.
Games in the Park & The Manly Markets – Free
Have a wonder around the Manly markets in the park and stop by where there will be “Free Giant Games” anybody can come and play – We are also having a $5.00 per entry “Croquet Tournament” to win a Limited edition copy of Alice’s Adventures Under Ground!
We will be announcing the full list of games shortly, so follow for updates!The Mad Hatters Bookshop – And Book Launch! –
The wonderful owners of the best independent bookshop in town are putting on a party! For the kids there will be free Alice book readings, Alice themed arts & crafts, face painting & more. This is where we will officially be launching the book at 10:00 am, just a quick basic ceremony to make everything official.
This will also be where you can buy a copy of “Alice’s Adventures Under Ground,” and not to mention all the other Alice in Wonderland merchandise. This place is a must see treasure!
The VIP Mad Hatters Tea Party! – Strictly Limited to 50 Tickets! $45 per ticket. – Start time 2:00pm
Next to the Celtic Corner pub there will be a VIP Mad Hatters Tea Party. The Manly Chamber of Commerce were kind enough to lend us the use of one of their buildings to take over and turn into our own little wonderland!
Purely Passion8 are going to be creating something very special for the day! There will be a buffet style Mad Hatters Tea Party; knives, forks, cups; everything will be edible! Plus meet the creators of the Alice’s Adventure recreation, and word is there might be some strange characters stop by! Don’t miss out on this exclusive event – It will sell out FAST! Only 15 tickets remain!!
Included in the ticket price
Exclusive access to the Mad Hatters Tea Party Wonderland.
Large dessert buffet; everything will be edible (well almost everything)
(example menu items: EAT ME – Raspberry and Italian buttercream layered slice with popping candy through the middle; DRINK ME – Chocolate cappuccino cup filled with a sour apple liquor mousse with a blueberry meringue; JABBERWOCKY TART – Sour Cherry and Dark Chocolate tart with edible rocks and chocolate sword and much, much more)
A edible tea set each – including cup, saucer & spoon.
Children are more than welcome to join us for this portion of the event, however we think those aged 6 or above will have a better time.
A glass of Wine for the adults is included in the ticket price.
So Join us for the book launch of Alice’s Adventures Under Ground and celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Alice in Wonderland!
If you are coming along on the day for the free events – Please click here register, it will help us gauge the size of the event.