Rockin’ Princess Breaks Mold

In this bid to reshape fantasy archetypes Marvel comic author Greg Pak teams with a talented illustrator Takeshi Miyazawa, who also works for that company, to deliver The Princess Who Saved Herself. The picture book in comic format recasts the image of the ancient concept of royal maiden. Even to say that is like casting … Continue reading Rockin’ Princess Breaks Mold

A Reader Rescues a Bully’s Love

Author, B. S. Gibbs, summarizes this as a “chapter book for kids … illustrated with a dozen intricate, beautiful drawings.” True. The attorney/storyteller inspired by Jane Austen, light fantasy, “and all things medieval,” goes on to tout Janetta and the Book Thief  as a trove of positive pleas for reading, kindness, inclusiveness, and anti-bullying. Those things … Continue reading A Reader Rescues a Bully’s Love