Beauty and the Dreaded Sea Beast: A Graphic Novel

Beauty and the Dreaded Sea Beast: A Graphic Novel

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Overview

Beauty is sailing the ocean when pirates attack and her dad is thrown overboard. Just as he sinks beneath the waves, something horrible rises--a kraken! Without hesitation, Beauty makes a deal to become the giant squid's prisoner if it rescues her dad. But as Beauty explores the island she's now marooned on, the girl discovers secret treasure that may hold the key to saving herself . . . and the sea beast. Experience Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont's classic "The Beauty and the Beast" like never before in this graphic novel retelling for kids. Each Far Out Fairy Tales adventure includes info on the original tale, a guide to the story's twists, and visual discussion questions to critically engage readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781496584427
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 09/01/2019
Series: Far Out Fairy Tales Series
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 529,395
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Louise Simonson writes about monsters, science fiction and fantasy characters, and superheroes. She wrote the award-winning Power Pack series, several best-selling X-Men titles, Web of Spider-Man for Marvel Comics, and Superman: Man of Steelfor DC Comics. She has also written many books for kids. She is married to comic artist and writer Walter Simonson and lives in the suburbs of New York City.

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Graphic novel appeal will make these a popular pick for self-selected reading; Educational back matter - including info on the original tale, a guide to the Far Out twists, and visual comprehension questions - will critically engage students; Empowering retelling puts girls in charge of their own fate.

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