Nursery Rhyme Comics: 50 Timeless Rhymes from 50 Celebrated Cartoonists
Author: Chris Duffy, Leonard S. Marcus, Vanessa Davis, Eleanor Davis, Nick Abadzis, Richard Thompson, James Sturm, Craig Thompson, Gahan Wilson, Drew Weing, Stan Sakai, Richard Sala, Roz Chast, Raina Telgemeier, Mike Mignola, Tao Nyeu, Mathew Forsythe, Cyril Pedrosa, Sara Varon, Laura Park, Marc Rosenthal, Patrick McDonnell, Jen Wang, Jordan Crane, Jaime Hernández, Lark Pien, George O'Connor, Dave Roman, Ben Hatke, Kate Beaton, Bob Flynn, Theo Ellsworth, Nick Bruel, Alexis Frederick-Fost, David Macaulay, Tony Millionaire, Mark Martin, Eric Orchard, Gilbert Hernández, Gene Luen Yang, Mo Oh, Mark Siegel, Stephanie Yue, Lilli Carré, Rebecca Dart, Jules Feiffer, Lucy Knisley, J.P. Coovert, Aaron Renier, Vera Brosgol, Scott Campbell
Publisher: First Second
Release Date: October 11, 2011
First Second is very proud to present Nursery Rhyme Comics. Featuring fifty classic nursery rhymes illustrated and interpreted in comics form by fifty of today’s preeminent cartoonists and illustrators, this is a groundbreaking new entry in the canon of nursery rhymes treasuries.
From New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast’s “There Was a Crooked Man” to Bad Kitty author Nick Bruel’s “Three Little Kittens” to First Second’s own Gene Yang’s “Pat-a-Cake,” this is a collection that will put a grin on your face from page one and keep it there.
Each rhyme is one to three pages long, and simply paneled and lettered to ensure that the experience is completely accessible for the youngest of readers. Chock full of engaging full-color artwork and favorite characters (Jack and Jill! Old Mother Hubbard! The Owl and the Pussycat!), this collection will be treasured by children for years to come.