First Second is happy to an announce an all new series entitled, Science Comics. The first three books of the Science Comics series will cover the topics of Dinosaurs (MK Reed and Joe Flood; Spring 2016), Coral Reefs (Maris Wicks; Spring 2016), Volcanoes (Jon Chad, Fall 2016), and future volumes, published one per season, will address subjects including flying machines, bats, and the solar system. Science Comics' combination of eye-grabbing art and informative scientific facts will make this series an irresistible choice for kids and educators alike, encouraging its readers to think critically about the science in the universe around them. The study of science is an essential part of a child's educational development, and Science Comics will get kids excited to learn.
Casey Gonzalez, Series Editor of Science Comics talked about the series, saying:
Budding Goodalls and Cousteaus take heed! Science Comics is the perfect series for any curious kid. As exciting as they are educational, Science Comics gives young readers an introduction to the scientific fundamentals of our universe. This is a series for the next generation of inventors and innovators!
In the Science Comics series, readers will not only engage with the combination of words and pictures in electrifying narrative nonfiction, but they'll also discover the biodiversity in coral reefs, learn about the origins of the universe in the deepest reaches of space, figure out how volcanoes shape the earth, and more. The Science Comics books will be narrow-focus, single-topic 128 page narrative nonfiction graphic novels, and a new volume will be published each season.