Max Brallier is the New York Times bestselling author of more than 30 books and games, including the middle-grade series The Last Kids on Earth.
Under the pen name Jack Chabert, he (click here) is the creator and author of the Eerie Elementary series for Scholastic Books as well as the author of the New York Times bestselling graphic novel Poptropica: Mystery of the Map.
He is also the creator and writer of Galactic Hot Dogs, a goofy middle-grade adventure series, and has written books for properties including LEGO, Adventure Time, Regular Show, Steven Universe, and Uncle Grandpa.
During his visit set for Oct. 17, Brallier will talk about his life and what inspired him to create his memorable and engaging stories. Following a question and answer session, Brallier will spend a little one-on-one with students as he signs books for his young fans.
One of the topics Brallier will likely discuss is creativity. In past interviews, Brallier has stated that long before he wrote his first bestseller, he was dreaming up stories.
“An imagination,” Brallier said, “Is the key to my success as a writer.”
Scholastic Book Fairs and the Aldine ISD Title I Department are sponsoring the visit and book signing to inspire interest in books and reading.
“This is a great opportunity for students to meet the famous author,” LaTashia L. Abrams, program director of Title 1. “Mr. Brallier will talk about his life and experiences as well as about reading, writing and the creative process.
“We hope bringing a well–known author like Br. Brallier will spark kids‘ interest in books and encourage a life–long love of reading.”
Date: Thursday, Oct. 17
Time: 5 – 7 p.m.
Location: Aldine ISD M.B. “Sonny” Donaldson Child Nutrition Center, 1802 Aldine Bender
Note: Students, parents and teachers can attend.
Giveaways: While supplies last, students in attendance will receive a copy of The Last Kids on Earth!
The campus with the greatest number of parents and teachers in attendance will receive a class set of Brallier’s newest book The Last Kids on Earth & The Cosmic Beyond. The set will be available to check out through your child’s campus library.
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