Join children’s book writer and illustrator Will Hillenbrand as he launches a new Mighty Reader Series, Mighty Reader and the Big Freeze. This special event is a Gramercy Books – Bexley Library partnership not to be missed!
A new superhero is on the scene to inspire reluctant readers in a comic book style picture book.
Hugo, a beagle puppy, transforms himself into Mighty Reader when his canine classmates run into reading disasters. In this first adventure, Hugo's new friend Barkley freezes up when he reads aloud in class. Mighty Reader gives Barkley the confidence to put on a performance that even impresses the visiting author. Filled with terrific advice for new readers, this book is inspiring and filled with humor.
Will Hillenbrand has written and illustrated a wide range of picture books for children, including the popular Bear and Mole series. Spring Is Here won the Please Touch Museum Book Award. What a Treasure! a Pennsylvania One Book, was written with his spouse Jane Hillenbrand. A seasoned elementary school teacher, she serves as an advisor on the Mighty Reader Series.