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NARWHAL AND JELLY SERIES

HAPPY NARWHALIDAYS

September 2020, Tundra/Penguin Random House Canada, 72 pp

Wintery waters have Jelly feeling like a bit of a bah humbug. But it is hard to hate the holidays when a festive Narwhal is sharing warm waffle pudding, songs, and a tale about something called the Merry Mermicorn. ‘Tis the SEASon in the fifth Narwhal and Jelly early graphic novel!

NARWHAL’S OTTER FRIEND
(February 2019, Tundra/Penguin Random House Canada, 72 pp)
Narwhal and Jelly…and Otty?! Exuberant Narwhal and skeptical Jelly test the waters of adding a new friend to their pod when they meet a super-adventurous otter in the fourth book of this popular early graphic novel series.

PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY
(April 2018, Tundra/Penguin Random House Canada, 64 pp)
Jelly convinces Narwhal to try peanut butter for the first time with hilarious results including a name change in the third book of this award-winning early graphic novel series.

SUPER NARWHAL AND JELLY JOLT
(May 2017, Tundra/Penguin Random House Canada, 64 pp)
Happy-go-lucky Narwhal and no-nonsense Jelly find their inner superheroes in three under-the-sea adventures.

NARWHAL: UNICORN OF THE SEA
(October 2016, Tundra/Penguin Random House Canada, 64pp)
A wonderfully silly, early graphic novel series featuring three stories interspersed with neat facts about sea creatures. Ben Clanton showcases the joys of friendship, the benefits of working together, and the power of imagination in the delightful Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea.

 

MERCHANDISING RIGHTS – MerryMakers has produced Narwhal and Jelly finger puppets, giant plush dolls, and backpack pulls. Visit the Narwhal and Jelly website: www.narwhalandjelly.com

AUDIO RIGHTS – North American English audio rights sold to Listening Library

STARRED REVIEWS

KIRKUS – “Swimmingly delightful and a guaranteed smile-maker.”

THE BULLETIN OF THE CENTER FOR CHILDREN’S BOOKS – “Readers will likely clamor for the next outing.”

SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL – “An utterly enchanting start to a series that’s bound to be popular among young readers.”

ACCOLADES

  • Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2016 by School Library Journal
  • Best Picture Books of 2016 by Kirkus
  • 2017 Eisner Award winner for Early Readers
  • SUPER NARWHAL AND JELLY JOLT named a School Library Journal Best Book of 2017
  • Over 1 million books in print

INTERNATIONAL RIGHTS

CatalanJuventud
Chinese Simplified TB Publishing
DutchBaecken Books
FarsiFarsi Readings
French/North AmericaScholastic Canada
French/World ex. North AmericaGallimard
GermanMoses Verlag
HebrewKinneret
IcealandicBokafelagid BF - Utgafa
ItalianMondadori Edizione Piemme
KoreanWisdom House
NorwegianVigmostad & Bjorke
Portuguese/Brazil Darkside
Portuguese/World ex.BrazilPenguin Random House Portugal
SpanishJuventud
UK/AustralianEgmont UK Ltd.

NOTE: Three additional Narwhal and Jelly graphic novels are under contract.


Marietta Zacker


Graphic Novel


Animals

Friendship

Humor

Read-Aloud


Audio

Dramatic

Translation

UK