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May 18, 2015

Teen Boat at the Prom --- Guest Post by Illustrator John Green


Prom is one of the most exciting times of the year, and on Teenreads, we want to celebrate with a bookish twist! We asked book and graphic novel illustrators to draw something that relates to prom  .

In this post, John Green --- illustrator of the forthcoming September 2015 graphic novel TEEN BOAT!: The Race for Boatlantis written by Dave Roman --- included a sneak peek of some of the images that will actually appear in the book, which features a boy who can turn into a yacht. In the story, Teen Boat needs to win the trophy in The Orca’s Cup and a date to his school prom (hopefully his dream girl, foreign exchange student Niña Pinta Santa Maria). Below are a few images that show off the prom décor and a few of students dancing the night away.


















































































More about TEEN BOAT:

When an end-of-school-year boat race is announced, Teen Boat knows that winning the trophy of The Orca's Cup is his destiny. But he's more nervous about another exciting event on the same day: the school prom! Will Teen Boat win the race AND the heart of his dream girl, the foreign exchange student Niña Pinta Santa Maria? 

High school drama! Pirates! Emotions! The Ignatz Award-winning comic about a young man who has the power to turn into a boat is back in a full-color graphic novel, in an all-new story that combines the ANGST of being a teen with the THRILL of being a boat!