Monday, January 04, 2010

Rapunzel's Revenge

by Shannon and Dean Hale, illustrated by Nathan Hale (no relation)

I reread this again today and I can't get over how amazing it is. It is, by far, the best graphic novel I have ever read (in addition to its sequel, Calamity Jack). The story is so well done and full of action, and it puts a exciting, fantastical spin on (in my opinion) two vague and lame fairytales. I love how Shannon and Dean have added so much personality to the characters. The dialogue is sure to please anyone with a mix of funny, witty, and sweet moments.

Not only was the writing amazing, but the illustrations were flawless as well. Nathan Hale's colorful drawings were incredibly detailed and exquisite, and fit in so perfectly with the story. I felt like I was watching a movie - I could see everything happening so clearly in my mind.

Only two words for you this time - READ IT!

3 comments:

Erin said...

Love this book.

Beth S. said...

Putting it on my "to-read" list right now! :o)

Milli said...

Awesome. I'll add it to my to-read list