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Jimmy Gownley National Book Launch & Signing!

The Dumbest Idea Ever!

By Jimmy Gownley

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This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet Amelia Rules creator Jimmy Gownley for the national launch of his new book from Scholastic Books – The Dumbest Idea Ever!

His new book doesn’t go on sale until February 25th but you can get your copy early and even have him sign it.

Jimmy will be making two special appearances for Beyond Comics.

Gaithersburg – Thursday, February 20th

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Frederick – Friday, February 21st

7:00pm to 8:30pm








In 2008, Gownley was nominated for four Eisner Awards, the comic book industry’s highest honor, which tied him for most nominations by an individual that year. The nominations were for “Best kid’s comic”, “Best Single Issue” (#18), Best Lettering, Best Coloring. Gownley has also been nominated for five Harvey Awards in the categories of Best Artist, Best Graphic album reprint, and Best Humor Publication.  Amelia Rules!: Superheroes won the Cybil Award for Best Graphic Novel for ages 12 and under. In 2008, Gownley was a winner of the Pennsylvania Library Associations One Book Award.