Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin, Giovanni Rigano
April 13 @ 7 PM
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville
123 West Jefferson Avenue, Naperville, IL
Join Anderson’s Bookshop for an in-person event and signing line with authors Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin as well as illustrator Giovanni Rigano to celebrate the release of their new graphic novel Global, on Thursday, April 13th at 7pm. After their conversation, they will take audience questions, have a signing line, and take photos with attendees if they wish!
Pre-registration is required as space is limited.
For this event, each ticket admits one adult and one child.
More About Global
From the team that created the bestselling, acclaimed graphic novel Illegal! Global tells the story of two young people, Sami & Yuki, living on different continents, whose lives are impacted by the effects of climate change
Twelve-year-old Sami lives with his grandfather in a village along the Bay of Benghal in the Indian Ocean. It's a beautiful place, but life is challenging. The ocean is rising and each day they go fishing, but bring back fewer and fewer fish.
Meanwhile, Suki is fourteen and lives with her mother along Baffin Bay, 85 miles inside the Arctic Circle. As the ice is melting, the polar bears are finding less food to hunt and are wandering into town looking for food. Suki knows she must do something to help the bears.
The stories of these two children, separated by thousands of miles, mirror each other with beautiful unity across the planet, as they strive to protect their homes from the encroaching damage of climate change.
About the Authors
Eoin Colfer worked as a primary school teacher before becoming a full-time writer. He spent four years between 1992 and 1996 working in Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Italy. His first book, Benny and Omar, was based on his experiences in Tunisia. In 2001, the first book in the bestselling Artemis Fowl series was published. Over the years, his works have been named a Book Sense Book of the Year nominee, an L.A. Times Book Prize finalist, and a Virginia Readers’ Choice Award nominee. Eoin lives in Ireland with his family. Learn more at eoincolfer.com.
Andrew Donkin is the author of more than sixty books and graphic novels for children and adults. His books have been translated into thirty languages around the world and have sold more than eight million copies in the last decade. He lives in London. Learn more at andrewdonkin.co.uk.
Giovanni Rigano (Illustrator) is an Italian artist and illustrator born in Cantù, Italy. He is best known for his role in the creation of the Artemis Fowl graphic novels, the first of which came out in 2007. Giovanni has also created graphic novels for Disney, including The Incredibles and Pirates of the Caribbean. Giovanni currently lives in Como, Italy.