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George O'Connor

Biography

George O'Connor

George O'Connor is the author of several picture books and graphic novels. His debut graphic novel, JOURNEY INTO MOHAWK COUNTRY, was published by First Second, as was Adam Rapp's BALL PEEN HAMMER, which O'Connor illustrated. POSEIODEN is his most recent installment in his series, The Olympians.

George O'Connor

Books by George O'Connor

by George O'Connor - Children's, Children's 9-13, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Mythology, Youth Fiction

Thrown from Mount Olympus as a newborn and caught by Thetis and Eurynome, who raised him on the island of Lemnos, Hephaistos had an aptitude for creating beautiful objects from a very young age. Despite his rejection from Olympus, he swallowed his anger and spent his days perfecting his craft. His exquisitely forged gifts and weapons earned him back his seat in the heavens, but he was not treated as an equal --- his brothers and sisters looked down at him for his lame leg, and even his own wife, Aphrodite, was disloyal.

by George O'Connor - Children's, Children's 10-14, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Mythology, Youth Fiction

The New York Times bestselling series continues as author/artist George O’Connor focuses on Hermes, the trickster god in HERMES: Tales of the Trickster.

by George O'Connor - Adventure, Children's 9-13, Comic Books, Graphic Novel

Shunned even before she was born and destined to live a life of solitude, Artemis, Goddess of the Hunt, finds power through her skilled hunting ability and mighty bow. She slays those who wish to do harm to the innocent and takes care of the young and helpless. She protects women and young girls, helps in childbirth, soothes, and is unrivaled in her hunting abilities.

Written by Stan Kirby and illustrated by George O'Connor - Children's 5-9, Comic Books, Graphic Novel
Captain Awesome just woke up, and something is suspicious. His mom’s not calling him to come downstairs for breakfast. His school clothes aren’t laid out for him. He peeks out the window and gasps. He can barely see anything through the piles and piles of...snow! This can only mean one thing. SNOW DAY! And it’s going to be the greatest snow day ever! Or is it?
by George O'Connor - Children's 9-12, Children's 9-13, Graphic Novel, Mythology

Mighty Apollo is known by all as the god of the sun, but there's more to this Olympian than a bright smile and a shining chariot. In the latest volume of Olympians, New York Times bestselling author George O'Connor continues to turn his extensive knowledge of the original Greek myths into rip-roaring graphic novel storytelling.

by George O'Connor - Graphic Novel

The myth continues in the tenth year of the fabled Trojan War where two infamous gods of war go to battle. The spotlight is thrown on Ares, god of war, and primarily focuses on his battle with the clever and powerful Athena. As the battle culminates and the gods try to one-up each other to win, the human death toll mounts. Who will win this epic clash of power? And how many will have to die first?

by George O'Connor - Children's

Our heroine can’t think of anything better than bringing home a baby raptor --- all teensy and tiny, fluffy and funny. It would cuddle and play, stalk birds and dust bunnies, and curl up on laps. In short, it would be the perfect pet! Whether their first love is dinosaurs or kittens, little people with big imaginations will definitely warm to this perfect picture book.