The Lost Colony, Book One: The Snodgrass Conspiracy

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Macmillan, May 2, 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 118 pages
Set in nineteenth-century America, The Lost Colony takes place on a mysterious island unknown to the rest of the world. No one knows it exists except its citizens, a colorful and outrageous band of capitalists, inventors, hucksters, and freemen. They jealously guard the island's fantastic wealth from the prying fingers of the outside world, even as they attempt to conceal its captivating secrets from one another. The Lost Colony is a boiling concoction of slavery, patriotism, religion, and greed--in many ways, the story of America itself.

The first in an addictive new series for readers of all ages, The Lost Colony is a self-contained world filled with endearing and memorable characters, whose hilarious foibles overlay a plot that resonates with America's own historical struggles with issues such as profiteering, racism and slavery. Thoughtfully written, richly illustrated, and always hilarious, The Lost Colony welcomes you into a new world.

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THE LOST COLONY, BOOK NO. 1: The Snodgrass Conspiracy

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In this brightly colored and busily illustrated graphic novel, Klein introduces young Bertha "Birdy" Snodgrass. After baby brother Floyd is born, she must take on chores—and Birdy does not want to do ... Read full review

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Really liked the art, but by the halfway point I still couldn't figure out the story and gave up. Alas. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Grady Klein is an award-winning freelance illustrator, designer, and animator. His work, which includes the animated short Dust Bunny, has appeared in print and on screen all over the world. The Lost Colony is his first book.

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