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Authors, man. Just when you think you know them inside and out—they go and surprise you! Take Megan Wagner Lloyd, for example. She’s known for her fantastically heartwarming picture books, such as FINDING WILD and BUILDING BOOKS.
But, it turns out, there’s a whole other side to the talented Ms. Lloyd.
It all started many, many years ago, when young Megan found herself battling a raft of childhood allergies. Fast forward to the present day, when she decided to write about those struggles—albeit in fictional form—and with a graphic novel twist. A chance of fate partnered us up with the immensely talented debut illustrator Michelle Mee Nutter (and her agent Kelly Sonnack), and the rest is history. When we sent this project out on submission, every single one of our seven readers offered for it, resulting in a heated seven-house auction. The lucky auction winner was Cassandra Pelham Fulton, at Scholastic’s Graphix imprint! And we could not be happier about the match.
As we speak Megan and Michelle are hard at work on this graphic novel, which will be out on shelves everywhere in 2021. Stay tuned for it—and huge congrats to all!