Pigling: A Cinderella Story [a Korean Tale]

Dan Jolley (Author) Anne Timmons (Illustrator)
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Description

From a life filled with heartache and hardship, comes an unmatched beauty destined for a fairy-tale ending: Pear Blossom, a young Korean girl, leads a happy life with her parents--until her mother dies and her father remarries. Her new wicked stepmother and stepsister make Pear Blossom the victim of their cruelty. They give her the nickname Pigling, or little pig, and do everything they can to torture her. But soon, magical creatures come to Pear Blossom's aid--and one day, the girl meets a handsome magistrate. Will Pear Blossom's luck change for the better? Or is she destined to suffer at her stepfamily's hands forever?

Product Details

Price
$9.99
Publisher
Graphic Universe (Tm)
Publish Date
August 01, 2009
Pages
48
Dimensions
6.2 X 0.3 X 9.0 inches | 0.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781580138253

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About the Author

Dan Jolley writes novels, comic books, children's books, and video games, and he doesn't visit his mother as often as he should (according to his mother). His work includes the manga stories set in Erin Hunter's Warriors and Seekers universes, the Transformers video games War for Cybertron and Fall of Cybertron, the Dark Horse Comics YA graphic novel LARP! (with co-writer Shawn deLoache), the Oculus Rift game Chronos, and the mobile game Saber's Edge. Dan lives somewhere in the hills of northwest Georgia with his very patient wife Tracy and five largely useless cats. You can bug him by visiting www.danjolley.com or by following him on Twitter @ DanJolley.

Anne was born in Portland, Oregon, and received her BFA from Oregon State University. In addition to her collaboration with Trina Robbins on the Lulu Award-winning GoGirl!, Anne's work includes the Eisner-nominated Dignifying Science and Pigling: A Cinderella Story for Lerner's Graphic Myths and Legends series. She has illustrated and painted covers for children's books and provided interior and cover art for regional and national magazines, including Wired, Portland Review, and Comic Book Artist. Anne's art also appears in the anthology 9-11: Artists Respond and is now in the Library of Congress.