Giants, Trolls, Witches, Beasts : Ten Tales from the Deep, Dark Woods

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2018 -NZ Book Awards / Russell Clark Award for Illustration - Best Book Illustration

2018 - Ledger Awards for Excellence in Comics - Gold Medal Recipient

2018 - Children's Book Council of Australia - Notable Book

2018 Aurealis Awards - Shortlisted Aurealis Awards - Best Graphic Novel/ Illustrated Work

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A stunning collection of fairy tales from around the world.  In graphic novel form, Craig Phillips brings these stories back for a new generation. 

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.

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"My 4yo boy has loved this book from day one! It is imaginative and the pictures reflect the story and their culture." - Frosina

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'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

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'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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"Even people who've read countless folktales will find something new and surprising in this collection, and they may discover that the stories are even stranger than they remembered." --Kirkus Reviews "The book's full-colour art is bright and majestic . . . a second artfully created compilation would be welcome." 

Softcover

PAGES: 192
DIMENSIONS: 210x275x14
ISBN-9781760113261