How Mirka Caught a Fish by Barry Deutsch
  

Synopsis

How Mirka Caught a Fish by Barry Deutsch

Welcome to Hereville, home of wisecracking, adventure-loving, sword-wielding Orthodox Jewish heroine Mirka. A delightful mix of fantasy, adventure, cultural traditions and pre-teen commotion, this fun, quirky graphic novel series has captivated 8-12 year olds with its exciting visuals and entertainingly unique heroine. In her third adventure, Mirka is still the only monster-fighting girl in town ...except for a little new competition from Layele, her six-year-old sister, who is determined to get them both into trouble. Unluckily for babysitter Mirka, one very cranky magic fish who's had a run-in with Mirka's family before is determined to cause as much trouble as it can. No matter how hard Mirka fights this fish-out-of-water--even with the help of a not-so-helpful Troll--the fish just gets stronger. She's going to have to find a way to trick it into leaving her and her family alone before she gets in too deep!

About the Author

Barry Deutsch was nominated for an Eisner and the Harvey and Ignatz Awards for Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword, which won the Sydney J. Taylor Award. He attended the School of Visual Arts in New York and Portland State University, where he won the national Charles M. Schultz award for best college cartoonist. He was also nominated for the 2008 Russ Manning Award for Promising Newcomer.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
144 pages

Author

Barry Deutsch
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Publisher

Harry N. Abrams, Inc. an imprint of Abrams

Publication date

3rd November 2015

ISBN

9781419708008


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