The Toon Treasury of Classic Children's Comics by Jon Scieszka
  

Synopsis

The Toon Treasury of Classic Children's Comics by Jon Scieszka

For the first time, here comes a collection of the greatest children's comics, compiled by Francoise Mouly and Art Spiegelman, in a format modeled after the bestselling children's book anthology The 20th-Century Children's Book Treasury: Picture Books and Stories to Read Aloud . This impressive anthology of classic children's comics is artfully compiled by two of the best known creators in publishing and the field of comics - Francoise Mouly and Art Spiegelman. In a format modeled after the bestselling children's book anthology The 20th-Century Children's Book Treasury: Picture Books and Stories to Read Aloud , this Toon Book will focus on comic books, not strips, and contain humourous stories that range from one to eight pages, each self-contained. Stories of this book will be culled from the Golden Age of comic books, roughly the 1940s through the early 1960s, and feature the works of such renown artists and writers as Carl Barks, Harvey Kurtzman, Dave Berg, Milt Gross and Basil Wolverton. Stories will organised into five categories (Kids, Funny Animals, Adventure, Fantasy, and Weird and Wacky), and Mouly and Spiegelman will frame each category with an introductory essay, and provide brief biographies of each artist. This title is an essential reading for children and adults alike.

About the Author

Jon Scieszka

Jon Scieszka was the first National Ambassador for Young People's Literature in the USA. He is the author of some of the best known and funniest books written for children and is the creator of the Trucktown series. Jon is a former school teacher and an avid promoter of literacy. Jon lives with his family in New York.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
352 pages

Author

Jon Scieszka
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Author's Website

www.jsworldwide.com/

Publisher

Publication date

1st September 2009

ISBN

9780810957305


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