I was first introduced to the works of best-selling author, illustrator, filmmaker, ex-pixar designer and academy-award winner, William Joyce, when his beautifully written and immersive animated movie/children’s ebook/app, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, found its way to my inbox back in the summer of 2011. Then, while conducting ridiculous amounts of unnecessary Tooth Fairy research, I discovered his depiction of her as a fierce warrior in his New York Times-bestselling Guardians of Childhood book series. Of course the Tooth Fairy is a fierce warrior!
Needless to say, this man is so creative and brilliant. And he’s going to be at Octavia Books on Friday, November 1, at 5pm, where he will present and sign his great new children’s picture book, The Mischievians, an ancient race of global mischief-makers who do all the things that embarrass and bug you.
Check out Joyce in this hilarious Mischievians picture book trailer. No doubt he will capture his audience.