Giants Beware!

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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
First Second
Publish Date
Pages
208
Dimensions
7.48 X 10.0 X 0.52 inches | 1.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781596435827

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About the Author

Jorge Aguirre is a Colombian-American from Columbus, Ohio. He's written for everything from the most popular children's shows to documentaries about Romanian exorcisms. He lives on the East Coast.

Born in Puerto Rico and based in Ohio, Rafael Rosado is a veteran of the animation industry. He is currently a storyboard artist for Warner Brothers, Disney, and Cartoon Network.

Reviews

"The story, with its riffs on fairy tales and quest narratives, offers just the right balance of familiarity and originality, with plenty of humorous asides."--The New York Times

"Comedy and fairy tale sensibilities balance perfectly in this exciting debut by writer Aguirre and illustrator Rosado."--Publishers Weekly starred

"This is one book that readers are sure to enjoy again and again."--Children's Literature

"The story strikes a fine balance between beingaction-and friendship-driven. The art is similarly well-balanced: Rosado's inkdrawings are strong and lively, with expressive characters and well-drawnlandscapes."--School Library Journal starred

"This winning graphic novel will inspire kids dreamingof becoming knights and princesses alike by mixing appealing fairy-tale plotswith unconventional solutions."--Horn Book

"Entertaining, lively, and downright goofy, this willfind an audience among fans of fairy tales and comic books alike."--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"A zingy little story told with fine flair."--Booklist