Good-bye, Chunky Rice

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Top Shelf Productions, 1999 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 128 pages
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This stunning book-length debut is a quiet picture novella of a small turtle, Chunky Rice, leaving his home and his mouse friend, Dandel. A Dr. Seussian cast of colorful characters and lush cartoon-y brushwork shape this into a charming, profound tale of loneliness, loss, and undying friendship.

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User Review  - kalinichta - LibraryThing

My friend Rob gave this to me as a going away present when I left California. It's a loving treatment of the bittersweet event of saying goodbye to a loved one so she can spread her wings. It still makes me a little forklempt. Read full review

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User Review  - RealLifeReading - LibraryThing

This is a graphic novel that made me go 'awww'. It is a little sad, a little sweet, a little salty (it involves a journey over sea). I wasn't sure I'd like it at first, but it just grew on me. And ... Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Craig Thompson was made in Michigan in 1975, but risen up in Wisconsin and he drawed this very here book after departin' for Portland, Oregon, in 1997 and missing likewise his chums and girl-buddies.
He's mostest beknown for his best-sold graphical novel book "Blankets" -- to be winning also three Harvey Awards and two Ignatz Awards. Translationized into thirteen -- count 'em -- languages, lands like Morocco and Switzerland and Phoenix, but he's plopped hisself settled-like in Portland. For the being-time.

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