KRISTEN GUDSNUK is the creator of the comic series Henchgirl, and the illustrator of the book series VIP by Jen Calonita. In her spare time she performs with the band Sally. Kristen learned everything she knows about art and life from Sailor Moon, X-Men, and Animorphs. This is the sequel to her debut book for Graphix, Making Friends. She lives in New York City with her supportive dog and loyal boyfriend.
Kidnote: Graphix Con
On Friday, Aug. 30, the Decatur Recreation Center will host its own version of a graphic novel convention. This special DBF Kidnote program will feature activity stations where kids can draw and storyboard their own graphic novels. Featured author-presenters for the Kidnote Graphix Con are Kristen Gudsnuk, Matt Holm, Tui Sutherland, and Ru Xu.
As of Aug. 23, Kidnote tickets are still available at Georgia Center for the Book (Decatur Library) and the following independent booksellers: Charis Books and More, Eagle Eye Books, Little Shop of Stories, and Tall Tales Book Shop. Click HERE for online tickets. If the Eventbrite ticket inventory sells out again, be sure to check with our independent bookstore partners!
Justin Colussy-Estes is the manager of Little Shop of Stories, a children’s bookstore in Decatur, Georgia.
Making Friends: Back to the Drawing Board
Dany, Madison, and…wait-another Dany?!-must navigate some very complicated friendships while trying to capture a magical dog that is turning their town upside-down!
Almost everything is going great for Dany. She and Madison are still best friends, she still has her magic sketchbook, and the new school year is looking up. But when Dany creates a duplicate of herself to secretly help with homework and raise her social status, the two of them accidentally unleash a magical dog that wreaks supernatural havoc on the town. Now, with the big school dance coming up, time is running short for Dany, Madison, and their friends to set things right before the night is completely ruined!