Thursday, May 13, 2010

Don't miss your chance to meet published author & comic artist George O'Connor this Saturday!

George O'Connor is the author and illustrator of several picture books, including the New York Times bestselling Kapow! , Ker-Splash! , Sally and the Some-Thing and Uncle Bigfoot. In 2006, he adapted the journals of the 17th century explorer/barber/surgeon Harmen Meyndertsz van den Bogaert into the graphic novel Journey into Mohawk Country, published by First Second Books. His second graphic novel, Ball-Peen Hammer, written by novelist and playwright Adam Rapp, was released in October 2009. George is a founding member of Studio XOXOs (Hugs and Kisses) in Brooklyn, the borough where he also lives. His most recent publication is a multi-volume series retelling the Greek myths as graphic novels called Olympians; with the first two volumes entitled Zeus: Father of the Gods and Athena: Grey-Eyed Goddess. (Info obtained from

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