The Girl Who Married a Skull: And Other African Stories
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About the Author
Editor Kel McDonald has been working in comics for over a decade--most of that time has been spent on her webcomic Sorcery 101. More recently, she has organized the Cautionary Fables and Fairytales anthology series while contributing to other anthologies like Dark Horse Presents, Smut Peddler, and Sleep of Reason. She has also worked on Buffy: The High School Years. She recently finished a creator-owned series, Misfits of Avalon. She's currently working on her self-published series, The City Between. Her work can be found at kelmcdonald.com.
Editor Kate Ashwin is a comic artist who lives in West Yorkshire, England, with her two fat cats and one very understanding husband. She's drawn and written over 1,000 pages of webcomics since 2002. Her most current project is the well-received Victorian-era adventure story Widdershins, which is currently on its sixth Kickstarter-funded volume. Kate has also contributed to, co-edited, and provided Kickstarter support to the Cautionary Fables and Fairytales books, written a story for Dark Horse Presents, and contributed artwork to critically-acclaimed kids' weekly comic The Phoenix.
"A solid addition to most YA graphic novel collections." -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
"Dynamic and thought-provoking, this foray into the world of African fables and fairy tales is sure to entertain young readers who welcome both strong messages and open-ended myths." -- KIRKUS
"Fifteen African folktales are each adapted by a different author or illustrator, with story and style varying from sardonically irreverent to eerily sinister." -- THE BULLETIN OF THE CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S BOOKS
"A fab introduction." -- TOR.COM
"The collection of mini stories was cute, witty, and overall enthralling. Each one had its own complete exciting and unpredictable story arc." -- VIRGINIA LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
"We were completely bowled over by this." -- READ IT DADDY