The Aquanaut: A Graphic Novel

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5.98 X 8.9 X 0.63 inches | 1.18 pounds

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About the Author

DAN SANTAT wrote and illustrated the graphic novel Sidekicks, and has also illustrated many acclaimed picture books, including The Guild of Geniuses and The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend, which won the Caldecott Medal. He lives in Alhambra, California, with his family. Visit his website at


★ Kinetic panel artwork impresses throughout, with smart pacing that swings between hilarity and suspense. -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

The art in this graphic tale is something special... Santat's vividly expressive visuals are, even more than usual, riveting. -- Kirkus Reviews

An endearing tale of love, loss, and the value of family -- biological and found. -- School Library Journal

Poignant and often funny, The Aquanaut is Santat's triumphant return to the graphic novel genre. -- NPR

A spirited and thrilling story. -- Shelf Awareness

A humorous and heartwarming tale. -- BookPage

Praise for Sidekicks:

Hilarious and heartfelt... a charming and well-told tale about friendship. -- Kazu Kibuishi, creator of Amulet

The lovable menagerie of crime-fighting pets offers lots of laughs and a boisterous and exuberant storyline; Santat's illustrations are clear, engaging, and neatly stacked into easy-to-read panels. -- Kirkus Reviews

Lively, insightful, and just plain fun, this convergence of capes and creatures will find a wide audience in animal lovers and superhero fans alike. -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books