Giants Beware! (Chronicles of Claudette) (Paperback)
First Second, 9781596435827, 208pp.
Publication Date: April 10, 2012
Summer 2012 Kids' Next List
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Make way for Claudette the giant slayer in this delightful, fantastical adventure
Claudette's fondest wish is to slay a giant. But her village is so safe and quiet What's a future giant slayer to do?
With her best friend Marie (an aspiring princess), and her brother Gaston (a pastry-chef-to-be), Claudette embarks on a super-secret quest to find a giant-without parental permission. Can they find and defeat the giant before their parents find them and drag them back home?
Giants Beware offers up a wondrous, self-contained world in the tradition of the very best of Pixar. Claudette and her friends will have you laughing out loud from page one.