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COMING JULY 25, 2023
In this touching story, a girl and an octopus unexpectedly connect over feeling small in a big world.

Coral has big dreams about grand adventures—but it’s hard to go after these big dreams when you’re the smallest in the class and feel completely invisible. During a school trip to the aquarium, Coral finds a kindred spirit in Kraken, a small octopus who knows that being invisible isn’t always a bad thing.
When Coral finds herself in the aquarium after everyone else goes home, she learns that being seen isn’t always about how big you are.


“Yulo distills a difficult, relatable concept—even the small and seemingly unseen have a light to shine— into a digestible story for young readers. The illustrations deftly use background color to distinguish between the white expanse of the aquarium and the solid black darkness of Kraken’s habitat . . . Concise and effective storytelling brings the invisible to light.” — Kirkus

Nic Yulo is a children's book author and writer-director whose work spans from picture books to AAA video games. She is a BAFTA Newcomer, a Chinonye Chukwu Emerging Writer Awardee, a juror for the 2022 BAFTA Games Awards, and winner of the Athena List's Inaugural Disney Development Grant. Her work has received an Alfred P. Sloan Screenwriting Award, an Adobe Design Achievement Award, and has been recognized by the Sloan Film Summit , NYWIFT, SeriesFest, and Shondaland.

Nic is repped by Alexandra Levick at Writers House
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