Giants Beware!

By Aguirre,Jorge

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ISBN
978-1-59643-358-7
Publisher
First Second/Roaring Brook


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on May 1, 2012  |  Elementary and Junior High

Gr 3-6–A blacksmith's daughter is unsatisfied with her peaceful life within the fortress of Mont Petit Pierre. Rambunctious and loudmouthed, Claudette yearns for action, like killing the giant that lives on the mountain outside of town. With her timid brother, Gaston, and her ladylike friend, Marie, she blusters her way through the fortress gate and into the Forest of Death, beyond which lies the Mad...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2012

This winning graphic novel will inspire kids dreaming of becoming knights and princesses alike by mixing appealing fairy-tale plots with unconventional solutions. Tiny but tough and feistily redheaded, Claudette is unwavering: slaying giants is every responsible citizen’s duty. Adults, including her own father (who lost two limbs fighting monsters), warn her that violence is not always the answer, nor does it always work out as she expects. To protect her hometown and its peop...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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