Little Victories: Autism Through a Father's Eyes
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Nonfiction / Biography & Memoir
May 25, 2021
6.67 x 10.16 x 0.3 in | 0.8 lb
- Author Bio
THE AWARD WINNING GRAPHIC NOVEL AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A FATHER, AND THE CHALLENGES HE FACES RAISING HIS AUTISTIC SON.
A beautiful visual exploration of the highs and lows experienced by a parent learning how to adapt to his son’s autism. Faced with a challenging road ahead, the author uses creative flair and ingenuity in order to connect with his son, enabling him to reach his fullest potential and prepare him for the transition into adulthood.
This stunning insight into the nature of autism and the daily struggles of a parent uses humor and compassion to convey its message. This is the perfect creative outlet for anyone - from parent to teacher - looking for detailed information on the subject with a more personal touch.
Yvon Roy won the Best Biography Award from the Disability Fund and Society, as well receiving the INSPIREO High School Students Award for the most inspiring youth book, and the Literary Award for Citizenship from the Maine Teachers’ League.
Story Locale: Canada
Series Overview: A Graphic Novel autobiography of Yvon Roy, the writer/artist of this book.
Won the award from Disability Fund & Society for Best Biography
An insightful, informative autobiography from creator Yvon Roy
The French Language edition sold 2500 copies in Canada
Publicity: Presentations and panels at San Diego and New York Comic Cons.
Huge nationwide publicity and marketing campaign. Cross promotions with TV and production companies. National press features.
Signings and in-store appearances from comic book talent.
Major TV and pop culture website features and reviews.
Competitions and giveaways across film and entertainment websites.
Titan-Comics.com promotional features and e-zine mailing to 150k database.
“Diving into this exquisite comic book is truly a journey into the life of a child and will interest all parents concerned with understanding what their offspring is made of.” - Huffington Post
“Roy’s comical cartooning is a joy to behold…a tender, uplifting story of father and son bonding” - Publishers Weekly
“Families with autistic members will see a lot here that’s familiar and appreciate the positive story being told. Others …would doubtless learn valuable lessons from the book, too” - SF Crowsnest
“Inspiring…portray[s] important moments in creative ways” - Foreword Reviews
“Readers looking for tales of unconditional familial love will enjoy Little Victories” - Library Journal
“The tale of one man’s quest to bond with his son. And it’s gorgeous: truly a thing of grace and beauty.” - The Pullbox
“It’s impossible to not become completely and utterly invested in Oliver’s development throughout the course of this graphic novel…a fascinating and moving snapshot of a relationship between father and son” - Big Comic Page
“Beautiful album, both in substance and form” - BD Gest
“A vibrant song of comfort for autism” - Actua BD