From Novel to Graphic Novel: Tristan Hunt and the Sea Guardians! ~ What'cha Reading?

From Novel to Graphic Novel: Tristan Hunt and the Sea Guardians!


Last year, I discovered a great middle grade fantasy series of novels for kids. Tristan Hunt and the Sea Guardians is an oceanbound adventure series that’s part Harry Potter, part Percy Jackson, with a liberal dash of James Bond that introduces readers to a very special group of tweens and teens who have the ability to communicate, in various ways, with ocean life.

The Shark Whisperer introduces us to Tristan Hunt, who can talk to sharks. After emerging unscathed from a shark tank fall at a water park, he receives a special invitation to attend Sea Camp, where he meets kids with similar abilities and learns about Sea Camp’s mission to save ocean life and preserve the world’s waters. Subsequent novels pit the kids against evil and slightly crazy billionaires who have little regard for sea life or the environment – hence, the James Bond tactics. Loaded with information about sea creatures and conservation, adventure, and humor, the Tristan Hunt and the Sea Guardians series is a great series for middle graders who are looking for the next big adventure read.

And now, Mighty Media Press is introducing a Shark Whisperer graphic novel! It’s perfect for kids who struggle with longer novels, or just want a good graphic novel to read. We’re getting just a tease at the end of the latest Tristan Hunt novel, Stingray City, out on May 3rd, but you can have a sneak peek right here, right now (and on!

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Make sure to pick up the Tristan Hunt and the Sea Guardians series and get ready for the graphic novel adventure!

Writer: Ellen Prager
Artist: Molly Murakami
Publisher: Mighty Media Press
ISBN: 978-1-938063-70-1
Price: $9.99
On-Sale: May 3, 2016


About Author

Rosemary Kiladitis is a children’s librarian, a mom, and a proud fangirl/nerdgirl. She did her homework while watching reruns of the 1966 Batman series, which led to her longstanding relationship with the Bat, and she’s pretty sure that Barbara Gordon is the real reason she went to library school. She loves superheroes, supervillains, and is secretly married to Hellboy. Or Loki. She can’t remember, but it’s one of them. Roe blogs about children’s and teen books at, and you can read her 140 character ramblings on twitter @RoeSolo.

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