Thursday, August 9, 2012

The story begins...

It's time to post the cover of my new kids' novel, 'The Boy in the Box,' first in a trilogy called 'Master Melville's Medicine Show.' This is my second trilogy but it's a little older and darker than the Kaspar Snit books. And while those have separate stories, this one follows one arc from the first book to the last. The challenge, of course, is to make each book satisfying in itself at the same time it's part of a larger design. The books is appearing this fall from Penguin Canada (in Canada) and Clarion Books (in the U.S.). Both are new publishers for me--always an anxiety-producing experience--but they have been a pleasure to work with. If you want to read more about the story of a boy kidnapped by a travelling medicine show, follow the l
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