Nursery Rhyme Comics
50 Timeless Rhymes from 50 Celebrated Cartoonists
Edited by Chris Duffy; Various Authors, including Jules Feiffer and Roz Chast; introduction by Leonard S. Marcus
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On Sale: 10/11/2011
ISBN: 9781596436008128 Pages, Ages 3-8
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
First Second is very proud to present Nursery Rhyme Comics. Featuring fifty classic nursery rhymes illustrated and interpreted in comics form by fifty of today's preeminent cartoonists and illustrators, this is a groundbreaking new entry in the canon of nursery rhymes treasuries.
From New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast's "There Was a Crooked Man" to Bad Kitty author Nick Bruel's "Three Little Kittens" to First Second's own Gene Yang's "Pat-a-Cake," this is a collection that will put a grin on your face from page one and keep it there.
Each rhyme is one to three pages long, and simply paneled and lettered to ensure that the experience is completely accessible for the youngest of readers. Chock full of engaging full-color artwork and favorite characters (Jack and Jill! Old Mother Hubbard! The Owl and the Pussycat!), this collection will be treasured by children for years to come.
American Library Association Notable Children's Books, ALA Notable Children's Books, Capitol Choices Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens, Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year
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Read the Kirkus Review of NURSERY RHYME COMICS 50 Timeless Rhymes by 50 Celebrated Cartoonists. No fewer than 50 cartoonists and comic-book artists provide distinctive visual riffs on as many nursery rhymes in this memorable showcase. - Kirkus Reviews