28 February 2017

We are very excited to announce that Puffin UK will publish YouTuber Ali-A’s first graphic novel. Head of Puffin UK Acquisitions and TV Development, Rich Haines, signed a one-book deal with OP Talent for World Rights to publish Ali-A’s first book. 

As a lifelong fan of adventure stories, Ali has worked closely with a creative team including best-selling author Cavan Scott and artist Alek Sotirovski to bring this highly original story to the page. GAME ON! – an action adventure graphic novel for ages 9 + will publish on 19th October, 2017 in the UK.

Ali-A

Ali-A

Rich Haines says: ‘We are hugely excited to be partnering up with Ali on this book.  He has brought a huge amount of creative ideas and energy to this project and I’m sure it’s something that his fans will love.’

Ali-A says: ‘I’m really excited to be publishing my book with Penguin Random House – it’s going to be so much fun. A graphic novel is going to be great for my audience. Hopefully it will make anyone who hasn’t read a book in a while pick up my book and start reading! I’m excited to share it. I cannot wait for it to come out!’

MORE ABOUT ALI-A

With over 13 million subscribers and 2.5 billion views across his two YouTube channels, Ali-A is a gaming phenomenon, with two Guinness World Records, and one of the fastest growing channels on YouTube. Since 2009, his fans have been engrossed by his gaming adventures, making him one of the UK’s most popular online stars.

You can see Ali-A’s announcement video here:

  • Ali-A Adventures

  • It's launch time for the hotly anticipated video game Alien Liberator 2, and who better to invite along than top gamer Ali-A? Ali is promised the biggest game launch ever - but what he doesn't count on is just how real the action is about to get!

    When a merciless band of aliens turns up to spoil the party, it's up to Ali to transform from gaming icon to real-life hero. Can he defeat the end-of-game boss and save the day? With a little help from his fans and a very special dog named Eevee, he's going to give it his best shot!

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