The dragon slayer : folktales from Latin America
|Format:||Print Book 2017|
|Availability:||Available at 16 Libraries 16 of 23 copies|
How would a kitchen maid fare against a seven-headed dragon? What happens when a woman marries a mouse? And what can a young man learn from a thousand leaf cutter ants? Famed Love and Rockets creator Jaime Hernandez asks these questions and more as he transforms beloved myths into bold, stunning, and utterly contemporary comics. Guided by the classic works of F. Isabel Campoy and Alma Flor Ada, Hernandez's first book for young readers brings the sights and stories of Latin America toa new generation of graphic-novel fans around the world.
ContentsThe dragon slayer
Martina Martínez and Pérez the mouse : a story by Alma Flor Ada
Tup and the ants
Imagination and tradition / by F. Isabel Campoy.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
-- Latin America
-- Comic books, strips, etc.
Folklore -- Latin America.
Cartoons and comics.
Graphic novel adaptations.
Comics (Graphic works)
|Publisher|| New York :2017
|Other Titles|| Dragon slayer
Campoy, F. Isabel,
writer of introduction, writer of supplementary textual content.
Ada, Alma Flor, contributor.
Retellings of three Latin American folktales presented in comic book format.
40 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 40).