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Discover the Ancients of Early Earth!
8 April 2016 | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm BST| Free
LONDON | Discover the Ancients of Early Earth at this book party to celebrate a new series. Join Isabel Greenberg, comix creatrix of the best-selling graphic novel The Encyclopedia Of Early Earth, and her writer sister Imogen Greenberg, a scholar of ancient history, at this launch of their first two children’s books in the Discover series – Discover The Ancient Egyptians and Discover The Roman Empire. The brightly illustrated little 32-page hardback books, which include a fold-out timeline and map, bring ancient cultures to life with Isabel Greenberg’s witty and fact-filled cartoons.
Discover Isabel Greenberg
Isabel Greenberg is a London-based illustrator. Her first graphic novel The Encyclopedia of Early Earth was published in 2013 by Jonathan Cape in the UK, Random House in Canada and Little Brown in the US.
Her clients include The Guardian, Nobrow Press, The National Trust, Seven Stories Press, Solipsistic Pop, First Second and The New York Times.
In 2011 she won the Observer Jonathan Cape Graphic short story prize.
She exhibited work in the Memory Palace exhibition at the V&A, and was a select at Pick Me Up 2014 at Somerset House.
This is her first book for children.
Discover Imogen Greenberg
Imogen Greenberg is a London-based writer, a graduate of ancient UK history, and a freelance journalist writing about arts, culture and heritage in London.
This is her first children’s book.
Discover The Ancients!
First in a series of books, from Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, that bring an ancient culture to life with witty and fact-filled cartoons.
Future books in the same series will explore the Aztecs and Ancient Greeks Bite-sized facts and features about a key curriculum topic, delivered in a style which will appeal to fans of comic strips.
Also by Isabel Greenberg
Admission is Free
Illustration: A detail from the fold-out map for Discover The Roman Empire by Isabel Greenberg.