Pigs Might Fly
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Pigs Might Fly

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On the grand sweep of the Pigdom Plains lives a small pig called Lily, the daughter of renowned inventor, Hercules Fatchops. Hercules' personal holy grail is to invent powered aircraft, a feat already achieved in secret by Lily. Hercules prizes only science, but Lily's innovations employ science and magic. She will need both, because now the Pigdom faces invasion from terrifying adversaries with more advanced aircraft - from over the mountains come the warthogs, intent on destroying the Pigdom.
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Product details

  • 8+
  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 146 x 223 x 12mm | 420g
  • Roaring Brook Press
  • FIRST SECOND
  • New Milford, United States
  • English
  • full color throughout
  • 162672086X
  • 9781626720862
  • 565,565

Review quote

"Abadzis (Laika) packs his story with porcine wordplay....but it's the rapid pacing, intense action sequences, and wealth of skilled female characters that will stick with readers." --Publishers Weekly" This graphic novel is a visual feast, with vivid world-building details drawn into the vibrant illustrations...and effective use of panel formatting to speed or slow pace according to dramatic needs." --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"Detailed artwork, vivid colors, and soaring action sequences breathe life into each moment of this hefty narrative. " --School Library Journal"Follows in the trotters of fantasy comics past, which means it also acts as a nice primer for middle graders just starting out in the genre." --Kirkus"Filled with aerial action, adventure, and magic." --GeekDadPraise For Laika "A luminous masterpiece filled with pathos and poignancy." --Kirkus, starred review"Vividly inked panels of Abadzis's art tell an impressively complex tale." --Publishers Weekly "A luminous masterpiece filled with pathos and poignancy." --Kirkus Reviews "Vividly inked panels of Abadzis's art tell an impressively complex tale." --Publishers Weekly A luminous masterpiece filled with pathos and poignancy. Kirkus Reviews Vividly inked panels of Abadzis's art tell an impressively complex tale. Publishers Weekly"
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About Nick Abadzis

Nick Abadzis has been creating stories for both adults and children for nearly thirty years. In 2008 he was honored with an Eisner award for his graphic novel Laika. He currently writes the ongoing monthly series Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor. He is British but lives in the New York City area with his wife and daughter. Jerel Dye is a cartoonist living and working in the Boston area. He has produced several self-published comics and has contributed to anthologies such as Inbound, Minimum Paige, and the award-winning Winsor McCay tribute, Dream Another Dream. In 2012, he received the MICE comics grant for his minicomic From the Clouds.
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Rating details

96 ratings
3.32 out of 5 stars
5 9% (9)
4 31% (30)
3 45% (43)
2 11% (11)
1 3% (3)
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