Delighted to be able to say that our graphic novel, ILLEGAL, was published in America last week by the lovely people at Source Books.
Publishers Weekly reports: “Steve Geck, editorial director of children’s books at Sourcebooks, was eager to become part of the Illegal publishing team when a representative from Hodder U.K. (which published the graphic novel last October) showed him some early sample pages. “I thought the artwork was tremendous and the story, told from one boy’s perspective, was entirely compelling, and I really wanted to see more,” he said. “When I finally read the nearly finished book, it was around the time of the travel ban announcement, and I knew that we had to publish Illegal. It is such a timely story about migrants and asylum seekers trying to get to a safe place. It’s unlike anything I’ve ever read—and I think readers will find that’s true for them as well.”
Illegal by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin, illus. by Giovanni Rigano is published in America in paperback and hardback. Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, $19.99 Aug. ISBN 978-1-4926-6214-3; paper $14.99, 978-1-4926-6582-3
A big thank you to Steve, Heather, and Stefani for all their hard work and care launching this newest edition of ILLEGAL. Looking forward to seeing you all next month when #TeamIllegal hits the USA and Mexico for the ILLEGAL book tour.
Buy Illegal on Amazon.com.