The Expedition Log

High-res Today’s the day! The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton’s Lair is officially out!

Today’s the day! The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton’s Lair is officially out!

The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton’s Lair Tour

Here’s where S. S. Taylor will be appearing and signing the newest installment in The Expeditioners series:

September 13th — Book Launch at the Norwich Bookstore, Norwich, VT. 1-3 p.m. — Fun activities for kids and special treats!

September 20th — Panel discussion and signing at Books of Wonder, New York City * with illustrator Katherine Roy. 1-3 p.m. 

September 25th - panel discussion at the Baltimore Book Festival *with illustrator Katherine Roy. 2-4 p.m. 

Monday, September 29th — appearance and signing at Hooray for Books in Alexandria, VA. 7 p.m. 

Sunday, October 12th — special TBA event in San Francisco

Monday, October 13th — Appearance and signing at Kepler’s Books in Menlo Park, CA. 6:30 p.m. 

Tuesday, October 14th — Appearance and signing at Book Passage in Corte Madera, CA. 7 p.m. 

Saturday, October 18th — Writing workshop and signing at Bear Pond Books in Montpelier, VT. 11 a.m.

Saturday, October 18th — Appearance and signing at Phoenix Books in Burlington, VT. 5 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday, October 25th and 26th — Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas. details TBA

* Here’s where Katherine Roy will be signing her new book Neighborhood Sharks (it’s completely amazing — check it out!) as well as The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton’s Lair.

High-res Look what came in the mail today. First copies of The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton’s Lair! So excited for everyone to see what the West kids have been up to!

Look what came in the mail today. First copies of The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton’s Lair! So excited for everyone to see what the West kids have been up to!

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The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton’s Lair is available for pre-order from McSweeney’s McMullens!

Tried out my new Explorer’s Vest at a library visit in Thetford, VT yesterday. A highlight of the visit was the kid who brought his binoculars!

Tried out my new Explorer’s Vest at a library visit in Thetford, VT yesterday. A highlight of the visit was the kid who brought his binoculars!

High-res Coming in September!

The Second Expeditioners Adventure … 
The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton’s Lair
Kit, Zander, and M. K. West are settling into their new lives as students at the Academy for the Exploratory Sciences when Kit finds another mysterious map left for him by their father, the brilliant, famous — and presumed dead — explorer Alexander West. Why did Alexander leave the maps behind, and why are government agents so determined to seize them? What is really going on in a mysterious and unknown stretch of the Caribbean, famous for its violent storms and shipwrecks? And what is the huge contraption M. K. is building in her workshop? As two world powers come to the brink of war, Kit must find a deadly hidden island and unlock its secrets, hoping he has the courage to follow the trail of maps, wherever it may lead.

Coming in September!

The Second Expeditioners Adventure … 

The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton’s Lair

Kit, Zander, and M. K. West are settling into their new lives as students at the Academy for the Exploratory Sciences when Kit finds another mysterious map left for him by their father, the brilliant, famous — and presumed dead — explorer Alexander West. Why did Alexander leave the maps behind, and why are government agents so determined to seize them? What is really going on in a mysterious and unknown stretch of the Caribbean, famous for its violent storms and shipwrecks? And what is the huge contraption M. K. is building in her workshop? As two world powers come to the brink of war, Kit must find a deadly hidden island and unlock its secrets, hoping he has the courage to follow the trail of maps, wherever it may lead.