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K.J. Kruk

K.J. Kruk is a multi-award-winning visual artist and is both the author and illustrator of the hit middle-grade novel Leo Gray and the Lunar Eclipse (an epic adventure about an 11-year-old who follows his dreams for a better education in science to the new school inside of the Moon!).


Chapter Reading with K.J. Kruk

✨One boy. One moon. One million surprises!✨ Read-along with multi-award-winning author and illustrator K.J. Kruk as she delights readers young and old with her best-selling middle-grade adventure, Leo Gray and the Lunar Eclipse!

K.J. Kruk

45 Minute Program

K.J. Kruk is a multi-award-winning visual artist and is both the author and illustrator of the hit middle-grade novel Leo Gray and the Lunar Eclipse (an epic adventure about an 11-year-old who follows his dreams for a better education to the new school inside of the Moon!). Kruk is also the creator of The Online Lunar Academy (a free educational resource for parents, teachers, and librarians to pair with book) and is the founder of The Super Stellar Dream Scholarship (an international scholarship that offers young minds pursuing innovative, altruistic goals in the Arts and STEM a chance to bring their dreams to fruition).


Awards:

Moonbeam Children's Book Award® Pre-Teen Fiction Winner!

Readers' Favorite® Silver Children's Fantasy/Sci-fi Winner Award Winner!

Purple Dragonfly Award Winner® 1st Place Science Fiction!

Foreword INDIES® Book of the Year Award Winner!

National Indies Excellence Award® Juvenile Fiction Winner!

Mom's Choice Awards® Silver Award Winner!

Readers' Favorite® Five Star Award!

2020 IAN® Book of the Year Awards Finalist!

IndieReader® Best Reviewed Book of The Month!

Praise:

"The book is definitely a page-turner... A humorous and heartfelt sci-fi tale." Kirkus Reviews

"Young readers will find much to love in Leo Gray and the Lunar Eclipse." Readers' Favorite

"Kruk's future-set lunar adventure is extravagant in its comic inventiveness... Kruk's prose is sprightly, rich, and continually surprising..." The BookLife Prize

"The most intriguing part is the author’s innovation... It keeps readers engaged and most importantly leaves them curious and thinking... The book is an overall win." — IndieReader

"I recall Roald Dahl's response to criticism on the BFG—critics don't know what kids like, K.J. Kruk knows what kids like. Overall, Kruk is a truly excellent host to her readers... Absolutely gorgeous and wonderful." — Judge, 27th Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards


Featured in:

Story Monsters Ink®, Kirkus Review®, Foreword Reviews®, The BookSeller®, Entrepreneur®, We Are Entertainment News®, and Authority® Magazines.




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Leo Gray and the Lunar Eclipse

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