MEDIA INVITATION - Award-winning Canadian novelist returns to Canada to launch METAWARS

TORONTO, April 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Celebrated Canadian author Jeff Norton is in town this week to launch his internationally award-winning young adult (YA) thriller series, MetaWars in his home country and available this week (April 21-April 25, 2015) for media interviews.

MetaWars is a four-book, high-tech thriller saga set in both a dystopian real world and a Minecraft-like virtual world. The story focuses on young Jonah Delacroix, a shy teenager who is forced out of his shell into a globe-spanning fight for the future of the internet.

Jeff is the author of the award-winning 'MetaWars' books (Hachette), the 'Memoirs of a Neurotic Zombie' middle-grade novel (Penguin Canada), and the upcoming picture book 'Stomp School' (Little Tiger Press / MeBooks).  He's also the creator and co-writer of the best-selling 'Princess Ponies' books (Bloomsbury) under the pen-name Chloe Ryder. He's also an Executive Producer of the hit pre-school television show 'Trucktown' (Treehouse TV) based on Jon Scieszka's NYT best-selling books (Simon & Schuster). 

Canadian appearances:

Tues., April 21

7:00 PM

In store, free public event. Jeff Norton will do an on-stage talk/reading,

followed by audience Q&A and a book signing. This is a free, public

event.

Location: Chapters Brampton (Market Mall)

Wed., April 22

12:00 PM

 

Jeff Norton speaks to two groups of 150 grade 6 and 7 students.

Location: John G Althouse Middle School, 130 Lloyd Manor Rd,

Etobicoke, ON

Sat, April 25

2:00 PM               

 

Jeff Norton will do an on-stage talk/reading, followed by audience Q&A

and a book signing. This is a free, public event.

Location: Chapters Burlington (Fairview Street)

The MetaWars series is published by Hachette and is now available across Canada in Chapters/Indigo bookstores and independent bookshops and retail for a RRSP of $10.99

MetaWars 1.0: Fight For The Future
MetaWars 2.0: The Dead Are Rising
MetaWars 3.0: Battle Of The Immortal
MetaWars 4.0: The Freedom Frontier

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For further information: For media requests/interviews please contact: Aimée Savard, Tel: 416-788-6719 Email: asavard@aimpr.ca

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