The Makers Club: Starting Up!
- About the Author
- About the Illustrator
Childhood friends Aqilah and Yong Qiang have lost touch over the years. When they are unexpectedly reunited in Pangolin Secondary School, they discover that things are very different and life seems a lot more uncertain than it once was. Will they have the courage to start up a brand new school club and convince everyone, including themselves, that they’re ready for independence? Find out how the founding members of The Makers Club forged a friendship that would change their lives forever.
The Makers Club series is set in Pangolin Secondary School in Southeast Asia. The lighthearted series focuses on friendship, inclusiveness, and the importance of creativity in STEAM that is sure to inspire kids to explore, experiment, and have fun!
Reimena Yee is an illustrator, writer, and designer hailing from the dusty metropolis of Kuala Lumpur. She once was a STEM student with the wish to enter academia, but left to pursue a passion for the world and all of the histories and cultures within it, which she weaves into her art and stories.She is the author-illustrator of the gothic comics, The World in Deeper Inspection, the Eisner and McDuffie-nominated The Carpet Merchant of Konstantiniyya, and Seance Tea Party. Elsewhere, she is the co-founder of UNNAMED, a comics collective that aims to build community and resources for visual-literary creators in Southeast Asia, through workshops, panels and partnerships. She can be found at www.reimenayee.com.
Philippine-born artist Tintin Pantoja graduated with a BFA in Cartooning and Illustration from the School of Visual Arts in NYC, having acquired a love of comics from early exposure to Hergé’s Tintin, Archie, and the X-Men. She has been illustrating comics since 2007. Among her works are adaptations of Hamlet, Pride and Prejudice, and the educational middle-grade Manga Math series. Most recently, she created Unplugged and Unpopular together with writer Mat Heagerty. She divides her time in Manila between making comics, caring for her four dogs, and scouting the web for fountain pens. You can see more of her work at www.tintinpantoja.com.
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 120
Year Published: 2021
Size: 230mm x 154mm