Famed Comics Creator Svetlana Chmakova’s New Weirn Books Debut In June

Today, it was announced that Svetlana Chmakova’s The Weirn Books Vol 1: Be Wary of the Silent Woods, will be making its debut on June 16, 2020 in both physical and digital formats! 

Widely praised for creating fun and relatable characters that appeal to readers of all ages, the gang from The Weirn Books will captivate readers as they embark on a supernatural adventure. From protagonist Ailis Thornton and her cousin Na’ya Leiburne-Thornton to their nemesis, Patricia Chow, the cast is sure to become favorites among Svetlana Chmakova’s many dedicated fans in a new series that has all the fun of her acclaimed Berrybrook Middle School series, but with a supernatural twist!

Svetlana Chmakova is the creator of the best-selling All-Ages graphic novels, Awkward, Brave and Crush, which constitute the Berrybrook Middle School series (all available from Yen Press). She has been nominated for many of comic’s most prestigious annual awards including the Eisner and Harvey Awards and her works have been highlighted numerous times by YALSA, School Library Journal and Amazon. 

The book is being published through JY, the Yen Press imprint that is dedicated to middle-grade readers. Additional information on Svetlana Chmakova is available on her official website at: svetlania.com/