Big Fat Little Lit

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Big Fat Little Lit

By Art Spiegelman (Editor); Francoise Mouly (Editor)

Puffin Books, Paperback, 9780142407066, 144pp.

Publication Date: September 7, 2006

Description

New in paperback for the very first time comes the New York Times bestselling Little Lit series! Choice comic stories culled from the three bestselling comic collections edited by Art Spiegelman and Fran├žoise Mouly: Little Lit: Once Upon a Time, Little Lit: Strange Stories for Strange Kids, and Little Lit: It Was a Dark and Silly Night. The gorgeous paperback features flaps and beautifully reproduced full-color interiors. Hilarious and charming, the collection contains comics from such award-winning and bestselling authors and artists as Harry Bliss, Daniel Clowes, Ian Falconer, Jules Feiffer, Neil Gaiman, Crockett Johnson, Barbara McClintock, David Sedaris, J. Otto Seibold, Maurice Sendak, Lemony Snicket, and Art Spiegelman.



About the Author
Art Spiegelman is the Pulitzer-Prize-winning creator of Maus. He's also a groundbreaking editor, whose recent projects include the Toon books line of graphic novels for school libraries, as well as the 1980s seminal comics anthology Raw, which introduced cartoonists likeCharles Burns and helped kickstart the alternative comics movement. He's long been associated with the New Yorker.

Francoise Mouly has worked as the art editor forThe New Yorkersince 1993 andis the publisher and Editorial Director of TOON Books, an imprint of Candlewick Press. In 1980, Moulyfounded the pioneering comics anthology RAW with her husband, Art Spiegelman. Born in Paris, she studied architecture at the Beaux Arts and moved to New York in 1974. She has been named chevalier in the order of Arts and Letters by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, andin 2011, she was awarded France s highest honor, the Legion of Honneur