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Fairy tale comics : classic tales told by extraordinary cartoonists

Author: Chris Duffy, (Comic book writer); Bobby London
Publisher: New York : First Second, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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From favorites like Puss in Boots and Goldilocks to obscure gems like The Boy Who Drew Cats, this volume has something to offer every reader. Seventeen fairy tales are wonderfully adapted and illustrated in comics format by such noted artists as Raina Telgemeier, Brett Helquist, Cherise Harper, and others.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Picture books for children
Comic books, strips, etc
Fairy tales
Comic books, strips, etc. Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Duffy, (Comic book writer); Bobby London
ISBN: 9781596438231 1596438231
OCLC Number: 825754020
Notes: Chiefly illustrations.
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Description: 125 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Sweet porridge! / Bobby London --
The 12 dancing princesses / Emily Carroll --
Hansel and Gretel / Gilbert Hernandez --
Puss in Boots / Vanessa Davis --
Little Red Riding Hood / Gigi D. G. --
The prince and the tortoise / Ramona Fradon & Chris Duffy --
Snow White / Jaime Hernandez --
The boy who drew cats / Luke Pearson --
Rumpelstiltskin / Brett Helquist --
Rabbit will not help / Joseph Lambert --
Rapunzel / Raina Telgemeier --
The small-tooth dog / Charise Mericle Harper --
Goldilocks and the three bears / Graham Annable --
Baba Yaga / Jillian Tamaki --
Bremen Town / Karl Kerschl --
Give me the shudders / David Mazzucchelli --
Azzolino's story without end / Craig Thompson.
Responsibility: edited by Chris Duffy.

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From classics like "Puss in Boots" and "Goldilocks" to obscure gems like "The Boy Who Drew Cats," this title has something to offer every reader. It features seventeen fairy tales that are adapted  Read more...

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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 Read more...

 
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by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2014-04-01) Very Good Permalink

A blend of old, familiar tales with not-so-well known ones was interesting. The array of artists and variety of artwork makes this a great book to have in your library. I did find the changing of the artistic styles for every fairy tale a bit difficult to take and ended up reading just a story or...
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