Los Angeles, CA (July 22, 2021) — Chronicle Children’s Books has acquired WE BUILT IT!, an all new middle-grade illustrated series written by New York Times bestselling and Eisner award-winning writer Justin Eisinger (the coauthor of They Called Us Enemy) and illustrated by rising star Cryssy Cheung (who has worked for Marvel, Valiant, IDW, Disney, and Nickelodeon). Senior Editor Melissa Manlove at Chronicle acquired the two-book series, with Dara Hyde at the Hill Nadell Literary Agency handling the deal.
In WE BUILT IT!, the world of ingenuity and innovation comes alive with clear, concise storytelling and gorgeous artwork in this new middle-grade illustrated series helmed by two comics industry veterans.
It’s trial-and-error innovation meets easy-to-read factual explanation as Eisinger and Cheung bring the exciting process of invention’s ups and downs to life for a new generation.
Making use of Cheung’s bold graphic sensibility and Eisinger’s crisp writing, WE BUILT IT! provides non-fiction graphic storytelling that will appeal to readers across age groups, perfect for both a classroom or casual setting.