Garfield Lard of the Jungle

Garfield Lard of the Jungle Cover

Garfield Lard of the Jungle

By Jim Davis

Ballantine Books, Paperback, 9780345525840, 93pp.

Publication Date: August 30, 2011

Description
Wild Fun
It's a safari of fun when Garfield, the fat cat with the elephantine appetite, gets wild and crazy in this all-new collection of comics. Let the adventures begin


About the Author
Jim Daviswas born on July 28, 1945, in Marion, Indiana. He later attended Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, where he distinguished himself by earning one of the lowest cumulative grade point averages in the history of the university. (Incidentally, a fellow classmate named David Letterman earned the other). The"Garfield"strip was born on June 19, 1978, syndicated in forty-one U.S. newspapers. Today it s syndicated in more than 2,100 newspapers worldwide with more than 200 million readers, leading Guinness World Records to name"Garfield"The Most Widely Syndicated Comic Strip in the World. Davis has had many successes with"Garfield, "including four Emmy Awards for Outstanding Animated Program and induction into the Licensing Hall of Fame (1998), but his most prized awards are from his peers in the National Cartoonist Society: Best Humor Strip (1981 and 1985), the Elzie Segar Award (1990), and the coveted Reuben Award (1990) for overall excellence in cartooning."