Drew Brockington takes fans into 'meowter' space at Talking Volumes
Cats … in space?
It’s not a crazy notion for fans of Drew Brockington’s “CatStronauts,” who’ve devoured his graphic novels the way pilot Waffles eats a tuna fish sandwich.
After six books detailing the adventures of Waffles, Blanket, Pom-Pom and Major Meowser, Brockington recently launched a prequel series detailing the kittenhood adventures of siblings Waffles and Pancakes. How did they end up wanting to be catstronauts?
At a special Talking Volumes in Rochester, Minn., earlier this month, Brockington told MPR News host Kerri Miller about the “Waffles and Pancakes” books and why he first decided to send cats to outer space in the first place. Waffles also made a surprise appearance and took questions from kids in the audience.
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Drew Brockington is the author and illustrator of the “CatStronauts” series and the new “Waffles and Pancakes” prequels. His latest book, “Waffles and Pancakes: Failure to Launch,” published spring 2023. Brockington lives with his family in Minneapolis.
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