Into the Woods (Bigfoot Boy)
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This is the first title in the unique Bigfoot Boy graphic novel series by award-winning author J. Torres. This intriguing story about an everyday kid who unexpectedly finds himself with a special power will have young readers hooked from the start. The artwork by Eisner Award-winning cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks keeps the action moving at a fast pace. With talking animals, likable characters and a plot steeped in magic and mystery, this compelling tale told in pictures and snappy dialogue will be a popular choice for newly independent readers, with particular appeal to reluctant readers. Inspired by the mythologies of the Pacific Northwest, it could also work in the classroom as an introduction to folklore and mythology.
Praise For Into the Woods (Bigfoot Boy)…
The rich, expressive full-color artwork shines, adding humor and ably carrying the story.—School Library Journal
A solid introduction to a new adventure series, and young readers will clamor for a second volume.—Booklist
Kids Can Press, 9781554537112, 100pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2012
About the Author
Faith Erin Hicks draws and writes comics in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Her works include The War at Ellesmere, Brain Camp, and Friends with Boys.