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An Evening with Ben Hatke & Justin Currie

Tuesday Oct 03 2017 7:00 pm, Winnipeg, Grant Park in the Atrium

Winnipeg launch of Mighty Jack and the Goblin King (First Second Books), featuring a conversation with graphic novelists Ben Hatke and Justin Currie.

Like a bolt from the blue, Jack’s little sister Maddy is gone - carried into another realm by an ogre.

When Jack and Lilly follow Maddy’s captor through the portal, they are ready for anything...except what they find waiting for them in the floating crossroads between worlds. Even the power of their magic plants may not be enough to get them back to earth alive.

Alone and injured, Jack and Lilly must each face their own monsters as well as giants who grind the bones of human children to feed their “beast” and a fearsome goblin king in the sewers down below.

But when Jack finds himself in a tough spot, help comes from the most unlikely person: the goblin king!

Ben Hatke is the author and illustrator of the New York Times–bestselling Zita the Spacegirl trilogy, the picture books Julia’s House for Lost Creatures and Nobody Likes a Goblin, and the graphic novels Little Robot and Mighty Jack. He lives and works in the Shenandoah Valley with his wife and their boisterous pack of daughters.

Justin CurrieJustin Currie is an internationally-recognized artist who has worked with Blizzard, Warhammer, Nickelodeon, Disney, and is a regular guest of comic conventions across Canada and the United States. His first creator-owned project, Cassie and Tonk, won the Manitoba Book Award for graphic novels. Visit him online.

See:

Mighty Jack and the Goblin King

- by Ben Hatke

Children's paperback $20.99 - Add to Cart
Reader Reward Price: $18.89

Like a bolt from the blue, Jack's little sister Maddy is gone--carried into another realm by an ogre.

When Jack and Lilly follow Maddy's captor through the portal, they are ready for anything . . . except what they find waiting for them in the floating crossroads between worlds. Even the power of their magic plants may not be enough to get them back to earth alive.

Alone and injured, Jack and Lilly must each face their own monsters--as well as giants who grind the bones of human children to feed their "beast" and a fearsome goblin king in the sewers down below.

But when Jack finds himself in a tough spot, help comes from the most unlikely person: the goblin king!

Ben Hatke, the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of Zita the Spacegirl, concludes his latest middle-grade fantasy-adventure graphic novel series, Mighty Jack, with the energetic finale to his retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk.