Nursery Rhyme Comics: 50 Timeless Rhymes from 50 Celebrated Cartoonists
Macmillan, Oct 11, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 119 pages
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
First Second is very proud to present Nursery Rhyme Comics. Featuring fifty classic nursery rhymes illustrated and interpreted in comics form by fifty of today's preeminent cartoonists and illustrators, this is a groundbreaking new entry in the canon of nursery rhymes treasuries.
From New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast's "There Was a Crooked Man" to Bad Kitty author Nick Bruel's "Three Little Kittens" to First Second's own Gene Yang's "Pat-a-Cake," this is a collection that will put a grin on your face from page one and keep it there.
Each rhyme is one to three pages long, and simply paneled and lettered to ensure that the experience is completely accessible for the youngest of readers. Chock full of engaging full-color artwork and favorite characters (Jack and Jill! Old Mother Hubbard! The Owl and the Pussycat!), this collection will be treasured by children for years to come.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - aratiel - www.librarything.com
I am such a sucker for graphic novel and comic collections. This collection has contributions from some pretty famous and awesome artists, including Nick Abadzis (Laika), Kate Beaton (Hark! A Vagrant ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kellyknight01 - LibraryThing
Fifty classic nursery rhymes are given a comic-style makeover to make them new and hilarious. While the rhymes stay the same, the new art styles, from various artists, add more to the story and gives it an updated twist. Read full review
INTRODUCTION Leonard S Marcus
HAD A LITTLE NUT TREE Lark Pien
LONDON BRIDGE IS FALLING DOWN David Macaulay
THERE WAS AN OLD WOMAN WHO LIVED IN A SHOE