Get ready for fireworks! The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin goes on sale April 12, 2016. The book is being published by Walden Pond Press, a collaboration between HarperCollins and Walden Media to create the next generation of middle grade classics. Illustrations will be provided by the talented Ben Whitehouse.
Here’s a brief synopsis:
At the age of 11, John Coggin is a thwarted inventor and an expert coffin maker. When his horrible Great Aunt Beauregard decides that his sister Page should work for Coggin Family Coffins, John takes matters into his own hands. Accompanied by an accident-prone acrobat named Boz, the two siblings embark on a series of explosive adventures.