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 Named a  Fall 2017 Publisher's Weekly Flying Start , THE WITCH BOY is Molly Ostertag's debut middle grade graphic novel.   Purchase THE WITCH BOY here!    Reviews:    Kirkus Starred Review    School Library Journal Starred Review    Publisher's Weekly   Even magic has rules . . .  Everyone in Aster’s family is born with magic. Boys grow up to be shapeshifters; girls into witches. No exceptions.  But Aster can’t seem to get the hang of shapeshifting. Instead, he spends his time spying on the witchery lessons the girls are getting. He seems to have a knack for casting spells and wants to know more, but the only person he can share his growing gift with is Charlie, a girl from the non-magical side of town.  Then, during a night of shapeshifting practice, one of the boys goes missing. Aster knows he can search for the boy with the witchcraft he’s been secretly learning. Could breaking his family’s most important tradition save the day—or ruin everything?  Click through for a preview...   

Named a Fall 2017 Publisher's Weekly Flying Start, THE WITCH BOY is Molly Ostertag's debut middle grade graphic novel.

Purchase THE WITCH BOY here!

Reviews:

Kirkus Starred Review

School Library Journal Starred Review

Publisher's Weekly

Even magic has rules . . .

Everyone in Aster’s family is born with magic. Boys grow up to be shapeshifters; girls into witches. No exceptions.

But Aster can’t seem to get the hang of shapeshifting. Instead, he spends his time spying on the witchery lessons the girls are getting. He seems to have a knack for casting spells and wants to know more, but the only person he can share his growing gift with is Charlie, a girl from the non-magical side of town.

Then, during a night of shapeshifting practice, one of the boys goes missing. Aster knows he can search for the boy with the witchcraft he’s been secretly learning. Could breaking his family’s most important tradition save the day—or ruin everything?

Click through for a preview...

 

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 Character design for Aster

Character design for Aster

 Character design for Charlie

Character design for Charlie

 Character design for Holly

Character design for Holly

 Character design for Tohor

Character design for Tohor

Named a Fall 2017 Publisher's Weekly Flying Start, THE WITCH BOY is Molly Ostertag's debut middle grade graphic novel.

Purchase THE WITCH BOY here!

Reviews:

Kirkus Starred Review

School Library Journal Starred Review

Publisher's Weekly

Even magic has rules . . .

Everyone in Aster’s family is born with magic. Boys grow up to be shapeshifters; girls into witches. No exceptions.

But Aster can’t seem to get the hang of shapeshifting. Instead, he spends his time spying on the witchery lessons the girls are getting. He seems to have a knack for casting spells and wants to know more, but the only person he can share his growing gift with is Charlie, a girl from the non-magical side of town.

Then, during a night of shapeshifting practice, one of the boys goes missing. Aster knows he can search for the boy with the witchcraft he’s been secretly learning. Could breaking his family’s most important tradition save the day—or ruin everything?

Click through for a preview...

 

Character design for Aster

Character design for Charlie

Character design for Holly

Character design for Tohor

 Named a  Fall 2017 Publisher's Weekly Flying Start , THE WITCH BOY is Molly Ostertag's debut middle grade graphic novel.   Purchase THE WITCH BOY here!    Reviews:    Kirkus Starred Review    School Library Journal Starred Review    Publisher's Weekly   Even magic has rules . . .  Everyone in Aster’s family is born with magic. Boys grow up to be shapeshifters; girls into witches. No exceptions.  But Aster can’t seem to get the hang of shapeshifting. Instead, he spends his time spying on the witchery lessons the girls are getting. He seems to have a knack for casting spells and wants to know more, but the only person he can share his growing gift with is Charlie, a girl from the non-magical side of town.  Then, during a night of shapeshifting practice, one of the boys goes missing. Aster knows he can search for the boy with the witchcraft he’s been secretly learning. Could breaking his family’s most important tradition save the day—or ruin everything?  Click through for a preview...   
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witch boy 23_color.png
witch boy 24_color.png
witch boy 25_color.png
witch boy 26_color.png
witch boy 27_color.png
witch boy 28_color.png
witch boy 29_color.png
witch boy 30_color.png
witch boy 31_color.png
 Character design for Aster
 Character design for Charlie
 Character design for Holly
 Character design for Tohor