Northshire Live: Ira Marcks presents Shark Summer

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 6:00pm
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Author and illustrator Ira Marcks will celebrate the release of his winning new children’s graphic novel - featuring a children’s film contest and a mechanical shark! This book is recommended for ages 9 and up. Marcks will discuss the book with Eric Colossal, author of Rutabaga the Adventure Chef.

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When a Hollywood film crew arrives on Martha's Vineyard with a mechanical shark and a youth film contest boasting a huge cash prize, disgraced pitcher Gayle "Blue Streak" Briar sees a chance to turn a bad season into the best summer ever. After recruiting aspiring cinematographer Elijah Jones and moody director Maddie Grey, Gayle and her crew set out to uncover the truth of the island's own phantom shark and win the prize money. But these unlikely friends are about to discover what happens when you turn your camera toward the bad things lurking below the surface. 

Ira Marcks is a cartoonist living in Upstate New York with his wife, two cats, a dog, and lots of books he's been meaning to read. His love for ancient magic and possible futures has led him to create a warehouse of esoteric objects for the Hugo Award-winning magazine Weird Tales and to tell stories about villainous technology for the European Research Council. Shark Summer is his debut graphic novel.

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Shark Summer Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316461443
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 25th, 2021

Rutabaga the Adventure Chef: Book 1 Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419715976
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Business Days
Published: Amulet Books - March 31st, 2015

Shark Summer Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316461382
Availability: Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 25th, 2021

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