Blankets

By Craig Thompson; Craig Thompson (Illustrator)
(Top Shelf Productions, Hardcover, 9781603090964, 582pp.)

Publication Date: August 2011

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Named one of Time's top 100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time ..".A rarity: a first-love story so well remembered and honest that it reminds you what falling in love feels like. ...achingly beautiful." - Time magazine A brand-new, hardcover edition, re-sized and with a new cover Wrapped in the landscape of a blustery Wisconsin winter, Blankets explores the sibling rivalry of two brothers growing up in the isolated country, and the budding romance of two coming-of-age lovers. A tale of security and discovery, of playfulness and tragedy, of a fall from grace and the origins of faith. A profound and utterly beautiful work from Craig Thompson. At 592 pages, Blankets may well be the single largest graphic novel ever published without being serialized first.



About the Author
Craig Thompson is a cartoonist and the author of the award-winning books "Blankets", " Carnet de Voyage"", Good-bye Chunky Rice"", "and "Habibi". Thompson was born in Michigan in 1975, and grew up in a rural farming community in central Wisconsin. His graphic novel "Blankets" won numerous industry awards and has been published in nearly twenty languages around the world. Thompson lives in Portland, Oregon.

Craig Thompson is a cartoonist and the author of the award-winning books "Blankets", " Carnet de Voyage"", Good-bye Chunky Rice"", "and "Habibi". Thompson was born in Michigan in 1975, and grew up in a rural farming community in central Wisconsin. His graphic novel "Blankets" won numerous industry awards and has been published in nearly twenty languages around the world. Thompson lives in Portland, Oregon.
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