Gingerbread Girl

Gingerbread Girl

by Colleen Coover

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Gingerbread Girl by Colleen Coover

"Complex and engaging... I found this graphic novel to be enthralling." -- Mark Frauenfelder, Boing Boing

"An engaging, breezy read... Gingerbread Girl captures the romance of being young and kooky in a hip city, while acknowledging that sometimes what seems like conscious eccentricity masks deeper issues." -- Noel Murray, The AV Club

"A delight to read on every page... It has charm to burn." -- Hillary Brown, Paste Magazine

"A tasty delight." -- Jonathan Rigby, Page 45

"Thought provoking, interesting and fun... The story examines psychology, imagination, human behaviour, childhood, fantasy, interaction between people, friendship, and love all in 104 pages and yet it never feels heavy or brooding, but always light, interesting and cheerful." -- Phil Oldham, Comic Buzz

"I'm absolutely in love with Gingerbread Girl, and I'm already dying for another Tobin and Coover collaboration." -- Greg McElhatton, Read About Comics

"The pictures are pretty! There's a talking pigeon!" -- Carolyn Yates, Autostraddle

There are many verifiable facts concerning 26-year-old Annah Billips. She likes sushi and mountains and piglets, but hates paper cuts and beer breath. She flirts with girls and boys, and loves to travel. She might have a missing sister... or she might be totally insane.

Did Annah invent an imaginary sister named Ginger during her parents' traumatic divorce? Or did her mad scientist father extract part of her brain and transform it into a living twin? In this whimsical, thought-provoking graphic novel, a host of narrators (including boyfriends, girlfriends, neighbors, bystanders, magicians, and passing animals) try their best to unlock the mystery of Annah... and the Gingerbread Girl.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781603091800
Publisher: Idea & Design Works, LLC
Publication date: 05/15/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 27 MB
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About the Author

Paul Tobin is a New York Times bestselling author. His writing includes BandetteColderThe Genius Factor series; as well as many other comic books and works of fiction.

Bandette, drawn by Colleen Coover, was awarded the Eisner Award for Best Digital Series in 2013 and 2016; it was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award for Graphic Literature in 2016. Paul’s graphic novel I Was the Cat, created with artist Benjamin Dewey, was nominated for an Eisner in 2015. Colder, the horror comic he created with artist Juan Ferreyra, was also nominated that same year. Paul's comic book adaptations of other media include Plants Vs. ZombiesAngry Birds Comics, and The Witcher.

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