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Kailua author, illustrator talks new graphic novel aimed at young readers

Lillian Tsang

A new adventure book for beginner readers is out on bookshelves and features local characters modeled after island keiki. It’s titled "Haku and Sam." The Conversation sat down with Kailua-based writer and illustrator Shane Petosa-Sigel to get the backstory on the graphic novel where friendship and adventure come alive on the page through his action-packed illustrations and use of onomatopoeia.

This interview aired on The Conversation on Oct. 28, 2022. The Conversation airs weekdays at 11 a.m. on HPR-1.

Lillian Tsang is the senior producer of The Conversation. She has been part of the talk show team since it first aired in 2011. Contact her at ltsang@hawaiipublicradio.org.
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