The Giver is a modern classic and one of the most influential books of our time. Now in graphic novel format, Lois Lowry’s Newbery Medal–winning classic story of a young boy discovering the dark secrets behind his seemingly ideal world is accompanied by renowned artist P. Craig Russell’s beautifully haunting illustrations. Placed on countless reading lists, translated into more than forty languages, and made into a feature film, The Giver is the first book in The Giver Quartet that also includes Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son. In this new graphic novel edition, readers experience the haunting story of twelve-year-old Jonas and his seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment, through the brilliant art of P. Craig Russell that truly brings The Giver to life. Witness Jonas's assignment as the Receiver of Memory, watch as he begins to understand the dark secrets behind his fragile community, and follow the explosion of color into his world like never before.
About the Author
Lois Lowry is the author of more than forty books, including the NYT bestselling Giver Quartet. She received Newbery Medals for Number the Stars and The Giver. www.loislowry.com
P. Craig Russell is a renowned artist of comics and graphic novels. He illustrated the graphic novel adaptations of Neil Gaiman’s Coraline and The Graveyard Book. www.artofpcraigrussell.com.