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Preview: The Science of Surfing: A Surfside Girls Guide to the Ocean

The Science of Surfing: A Surfside Girls Guide to the Ocean

(W) Kim Dwinell (A/CA) Kim Dwinell
In Shops: Dec 08, 2021
SRP: $9.99

The ocean is packed with plants, animals, water… and science! Ride the waves of knowledge with Sam and Jade as they explain all about the amazing wonders of the sea, and have a blast doing it.

Have you ever wondered why the ocean has waves? Why does the tide goes in and out? And how can coral be alive when it looks like a rock? From the pages of the beloved graphic novel series, join the Surfside Girls, Sam and Jade, for a great investigation into everything that makes the ocean so cool: from moon cycles and king tides, to why a wave breaks, to otters in kelp forests… with plenty of fun and jokes along the way. Plus, there’s a whole step-by-step chapter on how to surf! The Science of Surfing is the coolest way to take a beach vacation and learn at the same time.

The Science of Surfing: A Surfside Girls Guide to the Ocean

From Waves to Comics to Television. Surfside Girls is Coming to Apple TV+

Top Shelf Productions and IDW Publishing have announced that Kim Dwinell‘s Surfside Girls will stream as a 10-episode, live-action kids and family series on Apple TV+, starring Miya Cech as Jade and YaYa Gosselin as Sam.

Produced for Apple TV+ by Endeavor Content and IDW Entertainment, Surfside Girls will be written and executive produced by May Chan (An American Girl Story: Ivy & Julie 1976, Avatar: the Last Airbender), who also serves as showrunner. Alex Diaz and Julie Sagalowsky Diaz (The Shannara Chronicles, What’s Up Warthogs!) serve as writers and executive producers alongside Chan. America Young (Roswell, New Mexico, Legacies) will direct and executive produce the first two episodes. Paul Stupin and Lydia Antonini (Locke & Key, Halo Forward Unto Dawn, October Faction) will also serve as executive producers on the series. Paul Davidson and Jeff Brustrom will serve as executive producers on behalf of IDW.

L-R: Miya Cech (Jade), Surfside Girls Book One, YaYa Gosselin (Sam), author Kim Dwinell

Preview: Surfside Girls (Book Two): The Mystery at the Old Rancho

Surfside Girls (Book Two): The Mystery at the Old Rancho

Kim Dwinell (w & a & c)

Sam and Jade are back! Get ready for more ancient mysteries, beautiful beaches, cute boys, and wild adventures in this delightful full-color graphic novel.

When one of the ghosts from Danger Point gets… spooked, it’s time for Sam and Jade to pull out the Journal of Weird and jump into action! Trying to solve this 200-year-old mystery takes the girls all over their town and beyond, all while Surfside’s Annual Surf Competition is going down. Add to the mix a cute surfer boy, a mysterious mustached man with a guitar, and a very jealous Sam—can the surfing sleuths save the day again?

TPB • FC • $14.99 • 208 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-60309-447-4

Surfside Girls (Book Two): The Mystery at the Old Rancho

Surfside Girls Gets a Sequel in 2019

Top Shelf Productions has announced that Surfside GirlsKim Dwinell’s celebrated graphic novel series for middle-grade readers about friendship, fun, and lost mysteries of the local landscape, will receive a full-length sequel next summer.

Surfside Girls (Book One): The Secret of Danger Point introduced readers to best friends Sam and Jade, who put together clues ranging from suspicious beachcombers to spooky ghosts to baby dinosaurs in order to save their town from an unexpected threat. Surfside Girls (Book Two): The Mystery at the Old Rancho, scheduled for June 2019, presents even more beautiful beaches, hidden secrets, distracting cuties, and wild adventures:

When one of the ghosts from Danger Point gets… spooked, it’s time for Sam and Jade to pull out the Journal of Weird and jump into action! Trying to solve this two-hundred-year-old mystery takes the girls all over their town and beyond, all while Surfside’s Annual Surf Competition is going on. Add to the mix a cute surfer boy, a mysterious mustached man with a guitar, and a very jealous Sam — can the surfing sleuths save the day again?

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