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The girl who married a skull : and other African stories / [editors, Kate Ashwin, Kel McDonald, and Charlie Spike Trotman].

Ashwin, Kate, (editor.). McDonald, Kel, (editor.). Spike, 1978- (editor.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 741.5973 G525w 2018 (Text) 33126024018131 New YA Graphic Novels In transit -
Erlanger Branch 741.5973 G525w 2018 (Text) 33126024018115 New YA Graphic Novels Checked out 11/03/2020
Wm. E. Durr Branch 741.5973 G525w 2018 (Text) 33126024018123 New YA Graphic Novels Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781945820243 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1945820241 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 208 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Iron Circus Comics edition.
  • Publisher: [Chicago, Illinois] : Iron Circus Comics, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Previously published in 2014 as: A cautionary fables & fairytales book.
"The girl who married a skull features authentic African fairy tales from all over the continent, retold in comics format by some of the best cartoonists working today."--P.4 Cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
The disobedient daughter who married a skull / Nicole Chartrand -- Anansi tries to steal all wisdom / Joe Pimienta -- Demane and Demenzana / Katie & Shaggy Shanahan -- Hyena and Jackal / Chris Schweizer -- Snake and Frog never play together / Carla Speed McNeil -- Why turtles live in the water / Jarrett Williams -- The story of the thunder and the lightening / Kate Ashwin -- Gratitude / D. Shazzbaa Bennett -- The lion's whiskers / Mary Cagle -- Isis and the name of Ra / Cameron Morris & Nina Matsumoto -- Queen Hyena's funeral / Ma'at Crook -- The girl who married a lion / Kel McDonald -- Concerning the hawk and the owl / Meredith McClaren -- Chief 5 Heads / Sloane Leong -- The stranger / Faith Erin Hicks.
Summary, etc.:
"An anthology of African folktales playfully interpreted by modern cartoonists."-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Subject: Fables, African > Comic books, strips, etc.
Fairy tales > Africa > Comic books, strips, etc.
Africans > Folklore > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Graphic novels.

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