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Spotlight: Big Nate
With 5 million daily readers, Big Nate uniquely captures the experience of being a kid — trying to navigate, make sense of or (in Nate’s case) conquer the world. Middle grade kids everywhere can relate to this spunky 11-year-old. This New York Times Children’s Best Seller Series has sold more than 6.5 million copies of comic collections, graphic novels and chapter books!
Spotlight: Phoebe and Her Unicorn
With 3.8 million daily readers, Phoebe and Her Unicorn is the story of an unlikely friendship between a bright young girl and her mythical unicorn, Marigold. Their conversations gallop into familiar school territory from humorous musings of out-there possibilities to heartfelt explorations of what it’s like to be unique. The New York Times Children’s Best Seller Series, which has sold more than 1.2 million copies, expresses empowerment, friendship and adventure for kids ages 7-12!
Spotlight: Wallace the Brave
With 4.8 million daily readers, Wallace the Brave centers around a bold and adventurous boy named Wallace and his family and friends. Hearkening back to the feeling of simpler, pre-tech days, Wallace embarks upon adventures in his wilderness, whether in the neighboring seaside hills or on the roof of his house. Launched in 2018, this feature won the National Cartoonists Society’s Best Newspaper Comic Strip and has sold thousands of books!