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The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel
Neil Gaiman's award-winning, nationally bestselling novel The Graveyard Book has new life in this gorgeously illustrated two-volume graphic novel adaptation. Volume One contains Chapter One through the Interlude, while Volume Two includes Chapter Six to the end.
The Odyssey; the graphic novel
With bold imagery and an ear tuned to the music of Homer's epic poem, Gareth Hinds reinterprets the ancient classic as it's never been told before.
Romeo and Juliet
Gareth Hinds's stylish graphic adaptation of the Bard's romantic tragedy offers modern touches, including a diverse cast that underscores the story's universality.
Trickster: Native American tales; a graphic collection
All cultures have tales of the trickster - a crafty creature or being who uses cunning to get food, steal precious possessions, or simply cause mischief. He disrupts the order of things, often humiliating others and sometimes himself. In Native American traditions, the trickster takes many forms, from coyote or rabbit to raccoon or raven. This is the first graphic anthology of Native American trickster tales.
The Toon Treasury of Classic Children's Comics
This treasury created for young readers focuses on comic books, not strips, and contains humorous stories that range from a single-page to eight or even twenty-two pages, each complete and self-contained. The comics have been culled from the Golden Age of comic books, roughly the 1940s through the early 1960s.
From classics like "The Tortoise and the Hare" and "The Grasshopper and the Ants" to obscure gems like "The Frogs Who Desired a King,"Fable Comics has something to offer every reader. Twenty-eight fables from different cultures and traditions are wonderfully adapted and illustrated in comics format by twenty-six different cartoonists.
Fairy Tale Comics
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.