Marcus is an enthusiastic young boy, but when ridiculed at school, he begins to feel that his best efforts are second-rate. His confidence already low, Marcus suffers a serious brain injury. While in the hospital, and with the help of fellow patient Emily, Marcus learns to embrace the reality of who he is. Mixing fact and fantasy, A Slug Story is a semi-autobiographical, middle-grade, graphic novel by Mandi Kujawa (Jacqueline the Singing Crow) and her daughter Hana, engagingly Illustrated by Claude St. Aubin and Lovern Kindzierski.
Writer Mandi Kujawa lives in Banff, Alberta and is a singer and storyteller who also works as a librarian. She runs a youth choir for elementary children in Banff and engages them with her narratives. She is the author of the children's book Jacqueline the Singing Crow, also published by Renegade.
Artist Claude St-Aubin was born in Mathieson, Ontario, of French Canadian parents. He spent his teen and young adult years in Montreal, going on to illustrate titles for DC, Marvel on characters including Supergirl, REBELs. and and Aquaman. He is also the artist for The Loxleys series and for Mandi Kujawa's Jacqueline the Singing Crow.