The author and illustrator of Leonora Bolt: Secret Inventor on working in a polystyrene factory, jumping from hobby to hobby, and their ideal writing and illustrating scenarios.
Read this exclusive extract from Lucy Brandt’s debut book Leonora Bolt: Secret Inventor. Leonora Bolt may only be nine years old but she’s already an epic inventor. She spends most of her days inventing astonishing things in her top-secret laboratory. But unbeknownst to Leonora, her Uncle Luther has some evil plans in store for her greatest invention yet…
Gladys Jose is an illustrator and storyteller. She graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2012, where she earned a Bachelors in Fine Arts degree, specializing in graphic design. Gladys is the illustrator of FRESH PRINCESS (HarperCollins, 2019), THE ELEPHANTS HIDE AND SEEK HANDBOOK (Sourcebooks 2020) LEONORA BOLT: SECRET INVENTOR (Puffin 2021) as well as a chapter book series for EPIC! Books. Gladys lives in the sunny state of Florida with her husband and daughter.
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