- Author Bio
The fourth title in Joe Todd-Stanton’s Brownstone’s Mythical Collection series ventures into the world of Ancient Greek mythology. For readers not yet old enough for Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson & The Olympians series.
Full of dangerous challenges, cunning monsters, and godly heroes, this graphic novel is sure to be a hit with young readers interested in Greek mythology.
Buried amongst the treasures in Professor Brownstone’s vaults, lie a humble collection of books. Filled with legendary stories from his ancestors, they tell of fearless fighters and unlikely heroes. The 4th entry in the Brownstone’s Mythical Collection series follows Leo Brownstone, who’s been tasked with hunting a terrifying gorgon. But is the gorgon the menace everyone thinks it is?
Series Overview: Buried amongst the treasures in Professor Brownstone’s vaults, lie a humble collection of books. Filled with legendary stories from his ancestors, they tell of fearless fighters and unlikely heroes.
EARLY FANS OF GREEK AND ROMAN MYTHOLOGY: Early readers interested in in roman and greek mythology will likely take an interest
PERFECT FOR YOUNG ACTION LOVERS: The action-packed storyline is ideal for young fantasy lovers
APPEALING TO RELUCTANT READERS: Leo and the Gorgon’s Curse reaches a middle ground between picture book and graphic novel, so it’s perfect for reluctant readers.
KEY SOCIAL STUDIES FACTS: Greek mythology facts are woven into the paces of this exhilarating graphic novel, which makes this book equal parts educational and entertaining!
AWARD WINNING AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR: Joe Todd-Stanton’s book The Secret of Black Rock, won the Waterstones picture book of the year prize in 2018
Marketing: Promotion via www.flyingeyebooks.com
Social media marketing campaign
Advance ARC giveaway
Advance review copies available to independent booksellers, educators and librarians.
Extensive ARC distribution via Edelweiss and Netgalley
Featured promotion at BEA, ALA Annual, ALA MW, TLA, Winter Institute, and Children’s Institute.
Featured promotion at comics festivals throughout North America (TCAF, NYCC, SPX, CAB, MICE, CAKE, MOCCA)
National print and online advertising campaign
International email newsletter campaign
Lexile and Fountas & Pinnell leveling
Publicity: Advance review copy mailing to national press and media.
Advance review copy mailing to trade and institutional media.
Advance review copy mailing to online influencers.
Author Website: https://joetoddstanton.tumblr.com
Author Social Media: twitter.com/toddstanton1
“Todd-Stanton’s stories serve the threefold purpose that all good children’s literature aspires to: they look to educate in a fun and accessible way, leave the reader with a strong moral lesson to consider, and provide a rollicking good tale along the way.”