Friday, February 9, 2018

Cover Reveal: Stef Wade's A PLACE FOR PLUTO illustrated by Melanie Demmer

I am so excited to do Neverending Stories' first ever cover reveal for the wonderful Stef Wade's A PLACE FOR PLUTO illustrated by Melanie Demmer which comes out this August/September with Capstone

Pluto got the shock of his life when he was kicked out of the famous nine. His planet status was stripped away, leaving him lost and confused. Poor Pluto! On his quest to find a place where he belongs, he talks to comets, asteroids, and meteoroids. He doesn’t fit in anywhere! But when Pluto is about to give up, he runs into a dwarf planet and finally finds his place in the solar system. This feel-good picture book combines a popular science topic with character education themes of self discovery, acceptance, and friendship. It has bonus material in the back matter to support curriculum. 

Ok, get ready! The cover is about to be revealed!

...............................................................

...............................................................

................................................................

................................................................

...............................................................

...............................................................

................................................................





Is this not the cutest? I totally want to be Pluto's friend and maybe it's just me but this brings me back to 4th grade when I learned about the planets and Pluto was still a planet. My Very Energetic Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas anyone? :)

Melanie Demmer perfectly captured Stef's text. Can't wait to see this on shelves! 

You can add it on Goodreads here! and I'll add pre-order links when they're up! Comment below. We'd love to hear what you think!


Stef Wade used to write about cardboard boxes, but thinks writing books is far more exciting.
She was the co-creator and writer for the former cooking and home blog Haute Apple Pie, featured in Taste of Home, local Milwaukee press and nominated for multiple web awards. Stef is a Chicago-born media maven with a passion for philanthropy, fashion and Italian beef sandwiches.
She holds a BA in advertising from Marquette University and an MBA in Integrated Marketing Communication from DePaul University.
Stef is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). She’s bounced all over the midwest with her college sweetheart husband and her three historically and literary named brood of boys and currently resides in the greater Milwaukee area.
You can follow Stef on Twitter and visit her on her website!

Melanie Demmer is a freelance illustrator and designer in animation based out of Los Angeles, California.

Originally from Michigan, Melanie is a graduate of the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, where she earned a BFA in Illustration.

Melanie is represented by the Bright Agency.

She has previously worked as a 2D Prop Designer at PUNY Entertainment on a cartoon for Amazon called Danger and Eggs.

You can follow Melanie on Instagram and Twitter or visit her on her website!

3 comments:

  1. It’s perfect! Congrats Stef and Melanie! Xoxo

    ReplyDelete
  2. I wish I had written this! Can't wait to check it out. (Pluto's status change felt like a personal affront to all of us! So glad we'll get some closure, from this gem!)

    ReplyDelete