Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Double Day: Mighty Jack and Missy PW

Well today kind of snuck up on me. It's the official release day for my new book, MIGHTY JACK. Here's what you need to know about MIGHTY JACK:

1. It's a graphic novel! (Or whatever we call comic books these days). It's a modern kinda-sorta retelling of the Jack and the Beanstalk story featuring a boy named Jack, his little sister Maddy, and a wild homeschooled girl from down the road named Lilly. The three kids plant a whole gardens worth of strange seeds from a local flea market, and the plants that rise up from the seeds are clearly not from this world. Adventures ensue.

2. It's only the first part of a two-book story! I feel it's very important to warn you, my readers, that this book ends on a bit of a cliffhanger. Or, at least, it ends on an unresolved dramatic moment. which is, okay, the same thing as a cliffhanger. The second book (which is almost finished!) will be out next year at this time.

3. I had colorist for this book! The beautiful colors in this book were accomplished by Alex Campbell and Hilary Sycamore. They did a beautiful job.

4. You can get this book in bookstores and all over the Internet! Here are a few links: Indigo, Barnes&Noble, Amazon.

5. I will be doing a 10-day tour for this book covering much of the South and the Midwest. I will post more about that soon.

6. Here's a short video of me flipping through the book (the song in the background is Little Boxes, performed by my sister Annie):

Untitled from Ben Hatke on Vimeo.

Is that all the news? NO THAT IS NOT ALL THE NEWS.

As it turns out there is a SECOND BOOK that I was involved in which is also releasing today. That book is Missy Piggle-Wiggle, by Ann M. Martin. It Continues the stories of the original Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle series, but instead follows the exploits of Mrs. P-W's young niece, Missy. The book has illustrations by me. They were very fun to create. And Like Mighty Jack you can find it in stores and online.



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I can't believe there's more Miss Piggle-Wiggle! I read those way back in the 80s, and now you're illustrating them. That is really cool. Congratulations on all the new work coming out!

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We were waiting for the Mighty Jack release since we heard the date, only to get a call from our local bookshop last week letting me know my copy was already in! We devoured the book that night. Another awesome story! The kids and I can't wait until the next book's release....

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Our copy of Might Jack is currently mid-read--it was my 7-year-old's favorite birthday present. :) Her big sister (and, ahem, mother) are waiting in line!
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Our local library ordered several copies and we got to be the first to read! Will admit a non-PG word went through my head when my 4 year old daughter and I got to the cliffhanger, and that virtually NEVER happens to me with hangers! Can't wait till book two comes out!

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