Will and Whit
Will and Whit
Presenting my second original graphic novel: Will & Whit!

Wilhelmina "Will" Huckstep is a creative soul struggling to come to terms with a family tragedy. She crafts whimsical lamps, in part to deal with her fear of the dark. As she wraps up another summer in her Virginia mountain town, she longs for unplugged adventures with her fellow creative friends, Autumn, Noel, and Reese. Little does she know that she will get her wish in the form of an arts carnival and a blackout, courtesy of a hurricane named Whitney, which forces Will to face her fear of darkness.

$12.95 Paperback with French flaps
192 Pages, 6.5 x 9 inches
Amulet Books, the young adult division of Abrams
Literary Agent: Dan Lazar, Writers House

*Laura Lee is currently developing this book as a multi-disciplinary musical with her Artner Lauren Larken, so please check out our Tumblr blog below for more info!

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You can also purchase a signed/ personalized copy of Will & Whit DIRECT from Laura Lee!

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Reviews of Will & Whit:

“Trauma and creativity, strength in community, and truth-telling are all thoughtfully examined, and the jokes are good, too. Gulledge's values are wholesome, and her energy is up-to-the- minute fresh.”
--Publisher's Weekly

"This sophomore offering shines as bright as the lamps Will surrounds herself with. Quirky, clever and insightful."
--Kirkus, starred Review

“The illustration and design shine. The shape and pacing of panels expertly capture the narrative’s tone; occasionally the panels disappear altogether, giving the images a dreamy feel.”
--Horn Book Review

“Will & Whit is more conventionally formatted as comics than the earlier book, but that just shows off how strong Gulledge’s storytelling is.”
--Comics Worth Reading

“This graphic novel provides a surprisingly light-hearted story with a strong emotional core. ”
--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

“A visual stunner, Gulledge’s beautifully rendered illustrations perfectly mirror the narrative arc. Consider this my rave.”

“Gulledge is making a fine name for herself as a graphic novelist, especially as one who sheds a light (no pun intended) on the inner life of characters who express themselves creatively.”