William Tell: One Against an Empire [A Swiss Legend]

William Tell: One Against an Empire [A Swiss Legend]

by Dan Jolley
     
 

He wanted nothing more than to live in peace, until a petty tyrant forced him into a cruel choice: Swiss hunter William Tell is famous for his great skill with a crossbow. A mild-mannered husband and father, he just wants a quiet life for his family. Yet his homeland's brutal foreign rulers are making such an existence impossible. Then, one day, a ruthless

Overview

He wanted nothing more than to live in peace, until a petty tyrant forced him into a cruel choice: Swiss hunter William Tell is famous for his great skill with a crossbow. A mild-mannered husband and father, he just wants a quiet life for his family. Yet his homeland's brutal foreign rulers are making such an existence impossible. Then, one day, a ruthless official forces Tell into a terrible choice: Shoot an apple off his son's head—or be killed along with his son. Will he accept this awful challenge?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580138284
Publisher:
Graphic Universe
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Series:
Graphic Myths and Legends Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
338,575
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
GN500L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Paul Storrie was born and raised in Detroit. He has returned to live there again and again after living in other cities and states. He began writing professionally in 1998 and has written comics for Caliber Comics, Moonstone Books, Marvel Comics, and DC Comics. Titles he has worked on include Hercules, Robin Hood, Yu the Great, Amaterasu, Robyn of Sherwood (featuring stories about Robin Hood's daughter), Batman Beyond, Gotham Girls, Captain America: Red, White and Blue, Mutant X and Revisionary. Thomas Yeates' art training began in high school and continued at Utah State University and Sacramento State. Subsequently, he was a member of the first class at Joe Kubert's School, a trade program for aspiring comic book artists in New Jersey. Yeates has worked as an illustrator for DC Comics, Marvel, Dark Horse, and many other companies, drawing Tarzan, Zorro, the Swamp Thing, Timespirits, Captain America, and Conan. Yeates lives in Northern California with his wife and daughter.

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