Pigling: A Cinderella Story [A Korean Tale]

Overview

From a life filled with heartache and hardship, comes an unmatched beauty destined for a fairy-tale ending: Pear Blossom, a young Korean girl, leads a happy life with her parents—until her mother dies and her father remarries. Her new wicked stepmother and stepsister make Pear Blossom the victim of their cruelty. They give her the nickname Pigling, or little pig, and do everything they can to torture her. But soon, magical creatures come to Pear Blossom's aid—and one day, the girl meets a handsome magistrate. ...

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Overview

From a life filled with heartache and hardship, comes an unmatched beauty destined for a fairy-tale ending: Pear Blossom, a young Korean girl, leads a happy life with her parents—until her mother dies and her father remarries. Her new wicked stepmother and stepsister make Pear Blossom the victim of their cruelty. They give her the nickname Pigling, or little pig, and do everything they can to torture her. But soon, magical creatures come to Pear Blossom's aid—and one day, the girl meets a handsome magistrate. Will Pear Blossom's luck change for the better? Or is she destined to suffer at her stepfamily's hands forever?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580138253
  • Publisher: Graphic Universe
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Series: Graphic Myths and Legends Series
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 355,729
  • Age range: 9 - 14 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Dan Jolley has written for major comic book publishers such as Marvel, DC, and Dark Horse. He is the author of Odysseus: Escaping Poseidon's Curse; Vampire Hunt, Escape from Pyramid X, The Time Travel Trap, and Alien Incident on Planet J. Anne Timmons was born in Portland, Oregon, and received her BFA from Oregon State University. In addition to her collaboration with Trina Robbins on the Lulu Award-winning GoGirl!, Timmons' work includes the Eisner-nominated Dignifying Science and the comic book version of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. She has illustrated and painted covers for children's books and provided interior and cover art for regional and national magazines, including Wired, Portland Review, and Comic Book Artist. Timmons' art also appears in the anthology 9-11: Artists Respond and is now in the Library of Congress.

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