The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Papercutz Classics Illustrated Series)

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Papercutz Classics Illustrated Series)

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by Jean David Morvan, Mark Twain, Severine Le Fevebvre
     
 

Presenting Mark Twain’s timeless stories of Tom Sawyer and his friends Joe Harper and Huckleberry Finn, brilliantly brought to graphic novel through Frederique Voulyze’s vibrant art. Sawyer’s adventures including pirating on the Mississippi River, schoolyard fisticuffs, and his genius fence-painting scheme, haven’t lost any of their appeal

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Presenting Mark Twain’s timeless stories of Tom Sawyer and his friends Joe Harper and Huckleberry Finn, brilliantly brought to graphic novel through Frederique Voulyze’s vibrant art. Sawyer’s adventures including pirating on the Mississippi River, schoolyard fisticuffs, and his genius fence-painting scheme, haven’t lost any of their appeal over a hundred years after Twain first wrote this classic novel. Almost every young boy or girl fantasizes of tagging along with Tom and Huck, sharing their incredible escapades. Through Morvan’s adaptation and Voulyze’s art, the reader can live the fantasy of exploring the muddy banks of the Mississippi, tagging along with Tom and his friends through experiences that never grow old.

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 5 Up–Tom Sawyer, that original American bad boy, returns in graphic-novel format. The manga-influenced, full-color illustrations bring a new level of dynamism to a text that is already quite dramatic, what with its murder, buried treasure, youthful romance, and presumed deaths. (Tom himself is thought dead twice.) This version doesn’t shy away from the culture of the time; Injun Joe is still Injun Joe and Tom’s bare backside still has many run-ins with Aunt Polly’s slipper. In regard to the latter, there is brief, occasional nudity as a result of the skinny-dipping and spankings, but nothing gratuitous. While the overall work is of a generally high quality, it is not perfect. Visually, it is often difficult to distinguish among the supporting characters. In addition, the speech balloons are occasionally confusing, leaving readers unsure of who is speaking. Despite those minor flaws, this volume serves as a fine introduction to the story, the author, and his time and place.–Douglas P. Davey, Halton Hills Public Library, Ontario, Canada

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597071536
Publisher:
Papercutz
Publication date:
09/29/2009
Series:
Papercutz Classics Illustrated Series, #4
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
601,879
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
8 - 14 Years

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