Jeff Smith to Create Bone Picture Books for Young Readers

Announced at San Diego Comic-Con, Bone illustrator Jeff Smith will be creating two new picture books for young readers featuring Smiley Bone and the Bone Cousins. The first of the books, titled Smiley's Dream Book, will release from Scholastic Books in the summer of 2018. 

Bone celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2016, and debuted the original graphic novel Bone: Coda that included a 32-page story featuring the Bone Cousins who returned to Boneville after the events of the Bone comics book series. The Bone series also has a movie project in the works with the director of Kung Fu Panda, Mark Osborne, attached.