Giants, trolls, witches, beasts : ten tales from the deep, dark woods / Craig Phillips ; [introduction by Carole Wilkinson]
Comic Book/Graphic Novel | Allen & Unwin | 2017

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v, 183 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 28 cm
Introduction by Carole Wilkinson -- Vasilia the brave (from Russia) -- Thor and the frost giants (from Scandinavia) -- The nixie in the well (frmo Germany) -- Snow White and Rose Red (from Germany) -- Momotaro (from Japan) -- The king of the polars bears (from America) -- The boy who was never afraid (from Sweden) -- The devil bridegroom (from Estonia) -- Finn McCool (from Northern Ireland) -- The wawel dragon (from Poland).
A cobbler girl tricks the Wawel Dragon, after all the king's knights fail... The Polar Bear King loses his skin... Momotaro, born from a peach, defies the ogres everyone else is too scared to face... Snow White and Rose Red make friends with a bear... From Poland to Iceland, Japan to Germany, these ten fairytales from across the globe re-told as comics will have you enthralled. Giants! Trolls! Witches! Beasts! You will encounter them all in this visual cornucopia of a book. 'Magnificent storytelling...I can't remember when I have read classic fairytales that have been presented with more life, charm, and heart than in this wonderful book.' TED NAIFEH, Eisner-Award-nominated creator of the Courtney Crumrin series 'Giants, Trolls, Witches, Beasts is not only a collection of terrific tales from around the world; it is also a feast for the eyes.' CAROLE WILKINSON, bestselling author of the Dragonkeeper series.
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