Daddy Long Legs
Combining the exciting graphics of manga style with classic stories, these beloved worksby literary icons areaccessibleandentertaining to today's children, as well as educationaleach story is accompanied by atime line that puts the story's events in historical perspective. Visually stunning, this series is a beautifully updatedversion of yesterday's literary comics, sure to hook young readers on theseperennial classics and thewritten word. Manga, one of the fastest growing segments of children's literature, isincredibly popular amongst school-age children and lends itself exceptionally well to the vivid stories in this series.Jean Webster's novel has been beloved by young girls ever since it was published in 1912.In the story, Jerusha, an orphan girl, is surprised when an anonymous benefactor decides to send her to college as long as she faithfully writes to report her progress. Letters between Jerusha and her sponsorenlivened in this retelling by manga illustrations oftheirseparate activitieschronicle Jerusha's dreams and discoveries as she comes of age."
- Paperback | 144 pages
- 170.18 x 254 x 7.62mm | 272.15g
- 01 Jun 2008
- Youngjin Singapore Pte. Ltd.
- United States
YKids, an imprint of YoungJin Singapore Pte. Ltd., is the publisher of the Educational Manga Comics series."