Fairy Tale Comics

Classic Tales Told by Extraordinary Cartoonists

Various authors; edited by Chris Duffy

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From favorites like "Puss in Boots" and "Goldilocks" to obscure gems like "The Boy Who Drew Cats," Fairy Tale Comics has something to offer every reader. Seventeen fairy tales are wonderfully adapted and illustrated in comics format by seventeen different cartoonists, including Raina Telgemeier, Brett Helquist, Cherise Harper, and more.
 
Edited by Nursery Rhyme Comics' Chris Duffy, this jacketed hardcover is a beautiful gift and an instant classic.

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Jon Scieszka on Fairy Tale Comics

 

Fairy tales and comics! This was meant to be. Like peanut butter and jelly, nuts and bolts, rhyme and reason. 

 

Editor/writer/artist Chris Duffy has assembled a wonderfully diverse group of fairy tales – from classic Grimm and Perrault to non-European gems – and challenged the coolest bunch of graphic storytelling artists to bring them to life.

 

The result is a collection of absolutely powerful, funny, and pleasing fairy tales ... in the most kid-friendly form.

 

I was enchanted by Gilbert Hernandez's fresh retelling of Hansel and Gretel, thrilled by Luke Pearson's The Boy Who Drew Cats, and tickled by Charise Mericle Harper's The Small Tooth Dog.

 

But that's just me.

 

There is something in Fairy Tale Comics for every kid. Sweet and sour, rhythm and blues, kit and kaboodle.


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Various authors; edited by Chris Duffy

Sweet Porridge! – Bobby LondonThe 12 Dancing Princesses – Emily CarrollHansel and Gretel –Gilbert HernandezPuss in Boots – Vanessa DavisLittle Red Riding Hood – Gigi D.G.The Prince and the Tortoise – Ramona Fradon & Chris DuffySnow White – Jaime HernandezThe Boy Who Drew Cats – Luke PearsonRumpelstiltskin – Brett HelquistRabbit Will Not Help – Joseph LambertRapunzel  – Raina TelgemeierThe Small Tooth Dog – Charise Mericle HarperGoldilocks and the Three Bears – Graham AnnableBaba Yaga – Jillian TamakiBremen Town – Karl KerschlGive Me the Shudders – David MazzucchelliAzzolino's Story Without End – Craig Thompson

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Fairy Tale Comics
Classic Tales Told by Extraordinary Cartoonists
Various authors; edited by Chris Duffy

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Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year

Hardcover

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September 2013
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781596438231
ISBN10: 1596438231
Graphic Novels
7 1/2 x 10 inches, 128 pages, full color throughout
Age Range: 6 to 12
Grade Range: 1 to 7
$19.99

Kindle Format 8

Kindle Format 8
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September 2013
Kindle Format 8
ISBN: 9781466843875
ISBN10: 146684387X
eBook Picture Book - Amazon128 pages, full color throughout
Age Range: 6 to 12
Grade Range: 1 to 7
$9.99
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