Giants, Trolls, Witches, Beasts: Ten Tales from the Deep, Dark Woods (Paperback)
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 10 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.
About the Author
Craig Phillips is a freelance illustrator whose books include Megumi and the Bear, written by Irma Gold. He has also created rock art posters for bands such as Queens of the Stone Age, DJ Shadow, and the Foo Fighters. Carole Wilkinson is the author of the bestselling Dragon Keeper series.
"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, 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, the Dragonkeeper series
“The book’s full-color art is bright and majestic . . . a second artfully created compilation would be welcome.” —Foreword Reviews
“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