Make way for Claudette the giant slayer in this delightful, fantastical adventure!
Claudette's fondest wish is to slay a giant. But her village is so safe and quiet! What's a future giant slayer to do?
With her best friend Marie (an aspiring princess), and her brother Gaston (a pastry-chef-to-be), Claudette embarks on a super-secret quest to find a giant-without parental permission. Can they find and defeat the giant before their parents find them and drag them back home?
Giants Beware! offers up a wondrous, self-contained world in the tradition of the very best of Pixar. Claudette and her friends will have you laughing out loud from page one.
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The rich world and engaging characters are a surefire hit—and the glorious full-color illustrations, which pack a novel’s worth of expression onto cartoon faces, should bring readers back for multiple reads of this many-layered storyRead Full Review of Giants Beware! | See more reviews from Publishers Weekly
Giants Beware! is full of humor and charm, and the illustrations are expressive and full of energy.Read Full Review of Giants Beware!
As a graphic novel, Giants Beware fires on every cylinder: comedy and story, art and layout, surprise and characterization.Read Full Review of Giants Beware!
There may be some tredipation from the younger crowd about some of the beasts in the forest, but there’s plenty of good-humor, poop jokes, and action to keep the kids coming back for more.Read Full Review of Giants Beware!
Perhaps the first in a series, perhaps a single stand-alone title, all I can really say is that it is chock full o’ charm.Read Full Review of Giants Beware!
As far as kids’ comics go, it’s one of the best I’ve seen in quite some time, and if you’re a fan of the fantasy genre and love it enough to poke some fun at it, then it’s really something you should check out.Read Full Review of Giants Beware!
An especially fantastic aspect of this book is that it will appeal to boys and girls with its vivid artwork and plucky characters.Read Full Review of Giants Beware!
It’s a great book worthy of the praise, but I’ll just end here by saying that you should probably just go buy it and leave it at that.Read Full Review of Giants Beware!
It is a funny read, and I love how it busts free of the expected gender roles.Read Full Review of Giants Beware!
Giants Beware! by Rafael Rosado and Jorge Aguirre is a perfect example of this synthesis... equally compelling, entertaining and most often a work of art.Read Full Review of Giants Beware!
It does absolutely everything that I think a graphic novel for kids should do.Read Full Review of Giants Beware!
Not only does it feature a brave, exciting female lead character, it also includes healthy female friendships, a strong brother-sister bond, and a respectful father-daughter relationship.Read Full Review of Giants Beware!
Giants Beware is the perfect graphic novel to hand over to those readers who like humor mixed into their adventure fantasy.Read Full Review of Giants Beware!
I just loved the way this book read and it had me laughing the whole time while reading.Read Full Review of Giants Beware!
The story is cleverly told and the illustrations, particularly the facial expressions of each character, are fun to look at.Read Full Review of Giants Beware!
Giants Beware! takes the classic “friends on a quest” adventure and outfits it with a generous splash of modernity.Read Full Review of Giants Beware!
Giants Beware! is the perfect book to bridge the gap from light and fun young readers books to the more mature and complex adventures of Bone.Read Full Review of Giants Beware!
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