Varmints by Andy Hirsch
  

Synopsis

Varmints by Andy Hirsch

Opie and Ned are adrift in the Old West, searching for the man who shot their Ma. These two youngsters only have each other, but with all their squabbling it's a miracle they still have that. When they get wind of the mysterious Pa ( crime kingpin of the West! ), Opie and Ned suddenly have something new: a mission. But tracking down the elusive (and deadly) Pa is going to take all the wiles these two kids have, and some new friends to boot. Clever, explosive, and deeply moving by turns, Varmints is a perfect middle-grade comedy. Hirsch brings an old- school Western style to bear on a story full of nuance, humour, and surprises.

About the Author

Andy Hirsch is a cartoonist and illustrator living in Dallas, Texas. The third of four children, he was born in Minnesota, migrated to Texas at a young age, and studied comics in Savannah, Georgia. He previously illustrated the graphic novel The Royal Historian of Oz, which was listed as a 2013 YALSA Great Graphic Novel for Teens, and has contributed to the Garfield, Regular Show, Adventure Time, and Peanuts comic book series.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
224 pages

Author

Andy Hirsch
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Publisher

First Second an imprint of Roaring Brook Press

Publication date

23rd September 2016

ISBN

9781626722798


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