The Champlain Monster

A young boy and his sister discover the secret of the Lake Champlain monster, but decide to keep the secret to themselves in this ficticious tale. Cartoonist Jeff Danziger creates a fantastic adventure of brother, sister, and an old fisherman friend, in search of the great monster of Lake Champlain. They dig up clues and finally plan the expedition to end the mystery surrounding this mythical being suppossedly living under the waves. The book, both humorous and scary, presents creative characterizations, and is appropriately accompanied by charming illustrations that will delight readers of all ages.

Advance Praise:
The Champlain Monster is written in a voice perfect for younger readers, the story’s characters are relatable and overall a story children will find both engrossing and shocking. And I also loved the illustrations! —Rosa Canales, Dennison University

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About the Author
Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by the Washington Post Syndicate. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel.


Hardcover Original
Pre-printed casewrap for cover, full color illustrations throughout
96 pages  I  11.00 x 8.50 in.
Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-7322662-9-2
Pub date: April 15, 2019
Distributor: IPG
Rights sold: All rights available.
Rights Contact: Dede Cummings,

Distributor: IPG; also available through Ingram, and other wholesalers.
Individuals can order via, online, or contact your local, independent bookstore.
Booksellers, libraries, colleges/universities, gift shops, etc., can order through IPG:
Independent Publishers Group
814 N. Franklin Street
Chicago, IL 60610
Order Placement: (800) 888-4741

Rights sold: All rights available.
Rights & publicity contact: Dede Cummings, publisher, at