Good-Bye, Chunky Rice by Craig Thompson

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This stunning book-length debut is a quiet picture novella of a small turtle, Chunky Rice, leaving his home and his mouse friend, Dandel. A Dr. Seussian cast of colorful characters and lush cartoon-y brushwork shape this into a charming, profound tale of loneliness, loss, and undying friendship.

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Craig Thompson was made in Michigan in 1975, but risen up in Wisconsin and he drawed this very here book after departin' for Portland, Oregon, in 1997 and missing likewise his chums and girl-buddies. He's mostest beknown for his best-sold graphical novel book Blankets - to be winning also three Harvey Awards and two Ignatz Awards. Translationized into thirteen - count 'em - languages, lands like Morocco and Switzerland and Phoenix, but he's plopped hisself settled-like in Portland. For the being-time.
Published January 25, 2005 by Top Shelf Productions. 128 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels. Fiction

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It’s unclear whether what follows the bedtime story is dream or reality, but Chunky seems to emulate the example of another mythological hero, Odysseus, as he makes his way to what looks to be an ocean-bound tugboat with a grizzled, mercenary captain.

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