First Second Books to Publish an English Edition of Cici’s Journal

By Maryann Yin 

Cici's Journal 200 (GalleyCat)Joris Chamblain and Aurelie Neyret have signed a deal with the Macmillan imprint, First Second Books.

The publishing house will release an English translation of their middle grade graphic novel, Cici’s Journal. Carol Burrell will serve as the English translator on this project. First Second Books has set the release date for November 7, 2017.

Chamblain and Neyret’s book, entitled Les carnets de Cerise, was originally published in France by Delcourt in 2012. Neyret offered this statement about this new development: “I’m really excited — I can’t wait for my English speaking friends to finally read our graphic novel. It’s a new adventure for us and for Cici, with all of you.”