Officer Clawsome
Crime Across Time

written by Brian "Smitty" Smith • Illustrated by Chris Giarrusso
ISBN 978-0-06-313639-7 • Hardcover, 240 pages
Released Apr 23, 2024 • Published by Harper Collins

"A graphic novel to SHELL-ebrate!” - John Gallagher, author of Max Meow

ABout Officer Clawsome Crime Across TIme

Officer Clawsome Crime Across Time finds Clawsome and his partner, Stariana on the case of an epic, time-bending mystery in this fantastic sequel to Officer Clawsome Lobster Cop!

Caper Cove’s finest officers are on a new case, but the investigation takes a turn for the strange when the town’s resident evil genius, Brain Sturgeon, dives into a portal to the past. Fighting crime, dodging dinosaurs, and wrangling wild-west outlaws, these two best friends find themselves tangled up in a mystery fit for the ages. Will this dynamic duo be able to restore the past, present, and future, or will time as we know it be lost forever?

Fans of Dog Man and SpongeBob will delight in the continued hijinks of Clawsome and Stariana in their latest adventure.

Written by New York Times bestselling author Brian “Smitty” Smith (Pea, Bee, & Jay, Tree Mail, The Stuff of Legend) and illustrated by Chris Giarrusso.

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Rave Reviews for Officer Clawsome Lobster Cop

“Full of deep-sea puns and underwater antics, Officer Clawsome had me lobster-rolling with laughter!”
― JOHN PATRICK GREEN, New York Times bestselling author of the InvestiGators series

“This story is a delight from start to finish, and every character—from the crab police chief, Captain Badmood, to a key-witness goldfish with a 10-second memory—is highly original and deliciously funny.”
― Booklist

“Benthic [adjective – of, relating to, or occurring at the bottom of a body of water] buddies have a blast, and readers will too.”
― Kirkus

“Kids will want to spend time and follow more adventures of the awesome twosome. A must-have addition to any collection that circulates graphic novels. Great for fans of Aaron Blabey’s The Bad Guys  and SpongeBob SquarePants.”
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