Eleanor Davis received a Theodore Seuss Geisel Honor award for her first children's book, Stinky, published by Francoise Mouly's Toon Books in 2008. Her critically acclaimed stories for older readers have appeared in the anthologies The Best American Comics 2008, for which she did the cover, and Mome. Eleanor's mini-comics first garnered attention for their innovative handmade die-cuts and coloring. She was chosen as one of Print magazine's 2009 New Visual Artists. She lives and works with her boyfriend, Drew Weing, in Athens, Georgia. This is her first full-length graphic novel.
Ultranerd Julian Calendar hopes he can hide his supersmarts at his new junior high so he can fit in, but then he meets Ben and Greta, two closet brainiacs like himself. The trio forms a secret club with a high-tech hideaway to design goofy and inventive gadgets, all rendered in wildly detailed art. Then an evil scientist grabs their inventions to pull off a midnight heist. Can they foil his plot? The feisty Greta is African American.-Martha Cornog, Philadelphia Copyright 2010 Reed Business Information.