George Brewington makes his middle-grade debut with The Monster Catchers. Four days a week, Brewington writes middle-grade and adult fantasy fiction, having been published most recently in an anthology titled Dark Magic: Witches, Hackers, and Robots. The other three days he is a respiratory therapist at a hospital in Charleston, South Carolina. He lives with his wife and baby daughter in Folly Beach, South Carolina. Visit him online at GeorgeBrewington.com.
10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
State Library, Fifth Floor Capitol View Room
It was a Dark and Stormy Night: Spooky Middle Grade Stories
11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
The Monster Catchers
A father-son monster hunter duo must save the Bay Area from an evil villain in The Monster Catchers, a madcap middle-grade fantasy debut from George Brewington.
If there's something strange in the neighborhood, who you gonna call? Buckleby and Son!
Whether it's a goblin in the garden or a fairy in the attic, Bailey Buckleby and his dad can rid your home of whatever monster is troubling you—for the right price. But when Bailey discovers that his dad has been lying—their pet troll Henry is actually a kidnapped baby sea giant—he begins to question the family business. Enter Axel Pazuzu, criminal mastermind, who will stop at nothing to make a buck. With everyone and everything he loves in peril, it's up to Bailey to save his family and set things right in this funny, fantastical adventure.
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