The Dandelion King team takes home the POV Hackathon 7 Participants’ Choice.

About the Project: The Dandelion King is a companion mobile application to the graphic novel of the same name by Heide Solbrig. The Dandelion King allows readers to access audio and video related to the book and participate in a series of interactive, multiplayer “encounters” themed around a moment in each of the book’s chapters.

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