Writers Arlene and Matthew Daley are using their combined 25 years of education experience to create an all ages graphic novel from KaBOOM! Studios. The comic features five friends as they invent a candy-making machine for the school science fair. Unfortunately, the create a giant candy creation that might bring an end to their city.
The Daleys are joined by Ellen and Trevor Crafts as co-creators, and by Wook Jin Clark as the illustrator. If you’re looking for a parent or educator guide, the original graphic novel has partner guides at www.teamNS3.com.
“We set out to write a fun, engaging book our kids would love that also met our high standards as parents and educators,” said author Matt Daley.
To support the launch for the graphic novel, there will be a variety of upcoming Not-So Secret Society interactive events like signings, meet and greets, presentations on creating comics, and even gummy bear raffles. You can find them at:
- Children’s Book World in Los Angeles on Saturday, August 19th from 2:30-3:30pm
- Barnes & Noble at the Grove in Los Angeles on Saturday, September 9th a 1:00-2:00pm
“TheNot-So Secret Society team has brought numerous interactive children’s workshops to pop culture events like WonderCon and Comic-Con International in San Diego, with more planned for later this year,” said Filip Sablik, President of Publishing & Marketing, BOOM! Studios. “With readers of all ages able to experience this incredible graphic novel, these upcoming events and new parent and educator guides are sure to grow the world of NS3!”