The Purloined Boy now available in Turkish

The Purloined Boy is now available in Turkish from Tramvay Yayincilik under the title: Karanliklar Ulesi, which in Turkish means, “Underworld.”

For your listening pleasure, Mortimus reads from The Purloined Boy

Some time back Mortimus entertained the thought of podcasting The Purloined Boy in its entirety.  Then he came to his senses.  But he did manage to get chapter one recorded.  Many have mentioned that Morty has the perfect voice for reading his own writing — that is very apropos, no?  Here it is for your listening pleasure. Here’s the introduction to what was to be the podiobook (that... [Read more...]

The Purloined Boy wins the Silver Moonbeam Children’s Book Award

The Purloined Boy has won the Silver Medal in the 2010 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards in the Young Adult Fiction category.

The Purloined Boy to be published in Turkey by Tramvay in 2011!

Morty’s foreign rights agent, Whitney Lee, of The Fielding Agency, has secured an agreement from Tramvay, the children’s book publisher based in Istambul, to publish The Purloined Boy in 2011! Good work, Whitney!

The Purloined Boy reviewed in Gilbert Magazine

The Purloined Boy was reviewed in the April/May 2010 edition of Gilbert Magazine, the official magazine of The American Chesterton Society. Seeing as Mortimus and G. K. are old friends, Morty was immensely pleased by the insightful write up.  To visit the website for Gilbert Magazine, click on this icon of G. K.’s visage:

Mortimus in Coventry, Connecticut

Mortimus spoke to about 150 sixth graders in Coventry, Connecticut and had a great time.  Lots of Morty fans with excellent questions.  Thanks for the great time!  Morty