Illustrator and author Will Hillenbrand is coming to Cover to Cover! He will read and sign copies of his latest book Mighty Reader and the Big Freeze.
A new superhero is on the scene to inspire reluctant readers in a comic book style picture book.
Hugo, a beagle puppy, transforms himself into Mighty Reader when his canine classmates run into reading disasters. In his first adventure Hugo's his new friend Barkley freezes up he must read aloud in class. Mighty Reader gives Barkley the confidence to put on a performance that even impresses the visiting author. Filled with terrific advice for new readers, this book is inspiring and filled with humor.
WILL HILLENBRAND is a celebrated illustrator and author whose published works include over 70 books for young readers. In addition to his own self-illustrated titles, he has illustrated the works of writers and retellers including Verna Aardema, Judy Sierra, Margery Cuyler, Judith St. George, Phyllis Root, Jane Yolen, Karma Wilson, Maureen Wright, Daniel Pinkwater, Olivier Dunrea, Eve Bunting and Jane Hillenbrand. Will has lived most of his life in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he grew up as the youngest of four boys. He now lives in Terrace Park.