FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SAINT PAUL, MN, August 22, 2018 – Jolly Fish Press, an imprint of North Star Editions, Inc. (NSE) is excited to announce the January 1, 2019 release of The Histronauts an exciting new middle grade graphic novel series for readers ages 8-12. The series is written by Frances Durkin and illustrated by Grace Cook and will launch with two titles, An Egyptian Adventure and A Roman Adventure.
Review copy provided is the final trade paperback edition of An Egyptian Adventure.
An Egyptian Adventure (ISBN: 978-1-63163-240-2)
When the Histronauts travel back in time to ancient Egypt, they’ll need your help to uncover the secrets of the past. Join them on their journey as they explore dazzling tombs, decipher hieroglyphics, unwrap the art of mummification, and learn how the gods ruled over the dead in the afterlife.
A Roman Adventure (ISBN: 978-1-63163-244-0)
When the Histronauts travel back in time to the Roman Empire, they’ll need your help to uncover the secrets of the past. Join them on their journey as they sneak into the Roman baths, try on the armor of the legionary, make a sacrifice at the temple of the gods, ride in a speeding chariot, and meet ferocious gladiators.
With an exciting mix of graphic novel, facts, and activity, The Histronauts series is a perfect way to bring history to life.
Books in the series are 88 pages, 6″ x 9″ with a trade paperback binding ($10.99). Additional formats available include reinforced library binding (list: $29.99, school/library: $24.99), multi-user hosted e-book ($24.99), and single-user e-book ($9.99).
About the author
Frances Durkin is a historian and a dedicated castle visitor. She can usually be found in the library surrounded by stacks of books that she can’t wait to read.
About the illustrator
Grace Cooke is an illustrator and animator. She loves to explore with her two dogs, Muffin and Kodie-bear.
About Jolly Fish Press and North Star Editions
Jolly Fish Press, an imprint of North Star Editions, is dedicated to promoting exceptional, unique new voices in fiction. North Star Editions, Inc. publishes fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages that inspires, informs, and entertains. For more information, visit jollyfishpress.com or northstareditions.com.
Contact: Megan Naidl