This story kicks off a new full-color series of unofficial graphic novels for Minecrafters! When quiet farm girl Pixel receives an acceptance letter from the prestigious academy for gifted students, Redstone Junior High, she is thrilled! And she works up the courage to leave her family and her beloved farm animals to become a Redstone student. The school prides itself on its safety record as much as its academics -- Mob-free for more than 100 years! boasts a sign on campus.
Little does Pixel know that the school's long history of safety is about to take an unsettling turn. When zombies begin popping up on campus, the students begin to panic. Pixel, with the help of her new best friends, is the only one who can figure out why the zombies are invading -- but can she do it before the school becomes a battlefield?
The adventure that unfolds will test Pixel's courage, reveal a unique and precious gift that she never knew she had, and change how she treats hostile mobs forever.
Cara J. Stevens has a deep and abiding love for video games, science fiction and writing. She began her career designing interactive games and stories based on books and is happy to come full circle, creating stories based on video games. She has written nine other books for kids, including the novel Dragon School. When she’s not writing or hanging out at the beach, she can be found playing pinball, WiiU, and classic Atari games. Cara lives in Old Greenwich, Connecticut with her husband, two children, and a loud, fluffy dog named Oliver.
Fred Borcherdt is a former Sega video game designer with many years of experience designing and developing products for the digital world. When he's not playing Minecraft with his kids or designing video games, he's teaching Lego Robotics classes at local elementary schools. Fred lives in the Boston area.