Leo Geo and His Miraculous Journey Through the Center of the Earth

Jon Chad

Roaring Brook Press

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An intrepid explorer climbs down, down, down the page as he voyages through the center of the earth in this unusually inventive comic adventure.
 
Intrepid explorer Leo Geo is heading off on a mission into the unknown. With science as his sidekick, he intends to tunnel his way to the center of the earth. Of course, things never turn out quite the way you expect when you're burrowing your way through the earth's layers. Before long, Leo is forced to leave his tunneling machine behind, and  he climbs, crawls, and falls to his destination while dodging giant centipedes, man-eating quadclops, and an evil army of subterranean malvisors bent on invading the surface. Kids will be drawn in by the unusual format of this inventive comic, following Leo as he climbs deeper  and deeper into a very long and skinny book—and they may just learn a few things about geology as they go.

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Praise for Leo Geo and His Miraculous Journey Through the Center of the Earth

“This blend of genre-busting text and richly detailed black-line cartoons, smarty-pants scientific rambling and bizarre adventure, will appeal to kids who wear their nerdiness as a badge of honor.”-BCCB

 

“…a rare book that sets out to make science fun and truly accomplishes it by embracing a gee-whiz wonderment with the natural (and fantastical) world.”-Booklist

 

 

“This heavily illustrated title is a fantastic adventure loaded with information for kids to absorb.”-School Library Journal, starred


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Jon Chad

Jon Chad teaches screen-printing and bookmaking at the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont. He has been hand-binding comics for years. Leo Geo is the first to appear in published hardcover.

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Leo Geo and His Miraculous Journey Through the Center of the Earth
Jon Chad

Paper Over Board

Paper Over Board
Roaring Brook Press
March 2012
Paper Over Board
ISBN: 9781596436619
ISBN10: 1596436611
Picture Book
13 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches, 36 pages, b/w line art throughout
Age Range: 7 to 10
Grade Range: 2 to 5
$15.99

Kindle Format 8

Kindle Format 8
Roaring Brook Press
December 2013
Kindle Format 8
ISBN: 9781466859333
ISBN10: 1466859334
eBook Picture Book - Amazon36 pages, black-and-white line art throughout
Age Range: 7 to 10
Grade Range: 2 to 5
$9.99
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