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Hope Larson

Biography

Hope Larson

Hope Larson is the New York Times bestselling author of six graphic novels, notably her graphic novel adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s A WRINKLE IN TIME (Farrar, Straus and Giroux). Her short comics have been featured on the Op-Ed page of the New York Times and in several anthologies, notably FLIGHT.

Hope has been nominated for cartooning awards in the US, Canada and Europe, and is the recipient of a two Eisner Awards and an Ignatz. She holds a BFA from The School of Art Institute of Chicago.

When not drawing or writing comics, Hope enjoys hiking, going to the movies, and drinking overpriced coffee. A native of Asheville, NC, she currently lives in Los Angeles.

Hope Larson

Books by Hope Larson

Written by Hope Larson with illustrations by Rebecca Mock - Adventure, Children's 10-12, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Historical Fiction

Twelve-year-old twin adventurers Cleopatra and Alexandra Dodge are reunited with their father and realize that two family heirlooms reveal the location of a treasure that is their birthright. When they set sail with Captain Tarboro on the Almira, they know they’re heading into danger --- the ocean is filled with new and old enemies, including their nemesis, the infamous pirate Felix Worley. But like a coral reef that lurks below the surface of the waves, trouble is brewing between the siblings.

by Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock - Adventure, Children's 10-12, Graphic Novel, Historical Fiction

After escaping the Black Hook Gang in 1860 New York City, 12-year-old twins Alexander and Cleopatra flee to New Orleans, become separated, and try to find each other in San Francisco, while being followed by pirates who think they hold the key to treasure.