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SCOTT PETERSON & JOSHUA PRUETT

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Scott Peterson and Joshua Pruett available this Fall - Ages 9 to 12

WHY HOST SCOTT & JOSHUA?

"A pulpy, screwball novel...A journey spiked with absurdity... Fans of swashbuckling adventures will find much to enjoy."―Kirkus Reviews


"Readers who like over-the-top adventure tales will enjoy the numerous unbelievable situations the characters find themselves in... The captain's lame jokes and puns will appeal to the tween crowd, as will the Indiana Jones-style adventures."―School Library Connection


"An out-of-control ROLLER COASTER of fun, filled with hilarious characters and real heart. Peterson and Pruett have made magic here."―Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh, cocreators of Disney's Phineas and Ferb


"Funny, warm, and weird, Shipwreckers is full of wildly inventive adventure! Peterson and Pruett really deliver the goods. I hate them a little."―Max Brallier, author of the New York Times and USA Today best-selling series The Last Kids on Earth

ABOUT THE BOOK: SHIPWRECKERS: THE CURSE OF THE CURSED TEMPLE OF CURSES -OR - WE NEARLY DIED. A LOT. 

When Dani and her big brother Mike find themselves aboard the ill-fated river expedition of careless adventurer, Captain Kevin, they must work together to save themselves and the captain from all manner of deadly trials and traps.

Complete with treacherous temples, ancient idols, and plenty of explosions, Shipwreckers is a big adventure that brings humor along for a dangerous and thrilling ride up the Amazon. In a place where laughter meets non-stop action, you'll find Shipwreckers and its cast of soon-to-be fan-favorite characters.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Scott Peterson is the Emmy-Award Nominated Executive Producer and Showrunner of the Netflix animated series The Last Kids on Earth, and the author of The Jungle Book: The Strength of the Wolf is the Pack and Phineas and Ferb's Guide to Life.

Joshua Pruett is a Primetime Emmy & Annie Award Nominated Writer on Disney's Phineas and FerbMilo Murphy's Law, Netflix's Mystery Science Theater 3000, and The Last Kids on Earth. He wrote The Jungle Book: The Strength of the Wolf is the Pack and the horror anthology, The Misery Company.

LENGTH & TOPIC OF PRESENTATION

Scott and Joshua have a 25 minute PowerPoint presentation where they talk about their career in writing for both books and TV. They talk about taking risks and finding adventure. They will conclude with a Q&A which can range in time but is flexible. 

SCHOOL TYPE & GRADES

Ideal grades are: 3-8

2 schools per day

DESIRED NUMBER OF STUDENTS

N/A

AV/OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Scott and Joshua will need a projector, screen, the ability to play sound via their PowerPoint, connection to a laptop and a microphone (if larger group).

PREPARING FOR SCOTT & JOSHUA’S VISIT

Get your students excited by checking out these drawing demos from the book's illustrator, Brian Ajhar!

Click HERE for a demo of Pirate Sitting 1.

Click HERE for a demo of Pirate Sitting 2.

HASHTAGS/SOCIAL MEDIA

Scott: Twitter

Joshua: Instagram Twitter

#Shipwreckers

ORDER FORMS

Vroman’s will create an order form that your school can use and distribute pre-author visit. We will also have book plates signed on the day of the event, for any students who turn in forms post-visit. 

ONLINE ORDERING 

Under Order Comments (found at the bottom of the check out page), please include: NAME OF STUDENT, GRADE LEVEL, and who the book(s) should be PERSONALIZED to.

Under Pick-up Options, please select: I would like to pick this order up at the store (although these books are going to be delivered to students on campus, on the day of the event).

Under Pick-up Location, please select: Vroman's Bookstore.

Educators: please DO NOT give books to students who say they have ordered online. Vroman’s will be bringing online orders to the campus, if placed and confirmed, BEFORE the author visit.

 

 

 

 

Shipwreckers: The Curse of the Cursed Temple of Curses - or - We Nearly Died. A Lot. Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368008471
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 21st, 2019

When Dani and her big brother Mike find themselves aboard the ill-fated river expedition of careless adventurer, Captain Kevin, they must work together to save themselves and the captain from all manner of deadly trials and traps.

 

Complete with treacherous temples, ancient idols, and plenty of explosions, Shipwreckers is a big adventure that brings humor along for a dangerous and thrilling ride up the Amazon. In a place where laughter meets non-stop action, you'll find Shipwreckers and its cast of soon-to-be fan-favorite characters.


Shipwreckers: The Curse of the Cursed Temple of Curses or We Nearly Died. A Lot A Lot Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781368023955
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - January 28th, 2020

New paperback edition!


Avatar: The Last Airbender: Legacy of The Fire Nation Cover Image
By Joshua Pruett, Sora Medina (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781683833925
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Insight Editions - February 4th, 2020

In this new scrapbook Avatar: The Last Airbender's beloved character Uncle Iroh shares his memories and mementos with Prince Zuko.

In Avatar: The Last Airbender: Legacy of the Fire Nation, discover long-kept secrets carried by Uncle Iroh as he records his stories for Prince Zuko. Read letters from family, friends, and more in this special collection of mementos and keepsakes.

Iroh has held many roles in his long life, including crown prince of the Fire Nation, mentor to Prince Zuko, and ally of Avatar Aang. In the peace following the end of the Hundred Year War, Iroh has compiled many thoughts, memories, artifacts, and stories from his long life to share with Prince Zuko. Filled with amazing removable mementos from Iroh, Avatar: The Last Airbender: Legacy of the Fire Nation presents an exclusive look into one of the series' most-loved characters.


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