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From an award-winning children's book author and illustrator comes a wordless graphic novel full of whimsy, tradition, and fun for all ages.
Petro the lazy boy, goes on an out-of-this-world adventure as he tries to save a small town from the torments of the Flea King and his minions.
"I loved the eloquent and expressive illustrations, and especially appreciated the genesis of the rascally Flea King and the almost post-apocalyptic flavor his rise to power gives to the work. This creative and imaginative graphic novel works on so many levels, and while it can't really be read aloud, I'd venture to say that just about any kid would have a lot of fun narrating what is happening on each page. Petro and The Flea King is most highly recommended." --- 5 Stars, Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite
"Oftentimes when we read about beautiful and robust fantasy fiction, we are often taken into deep forests where all the wonderful, majestic dragons and wizards reside. Those places seem so far and yet so close as they are typically wrapped in a book we keep on our night stand.Ken Lamug's Petro story bridges what we know as fantasy into the Philippine narrative, merging it with the reality of the country's provincial life." --- Jean Marie Munson Founder, Plot Twist Publishing
"I think any adult would get a kick out of reading this with a little kid. The setting is definitely an opportunity to get children to explain in their own words what is going on. It's a book they can have a conversation about!" - Amanda Panda Book Review
4.5 out of 5 Stars
"...a fable with classic roots and modern touches that will feel timeless whenever it's pulled off the shelf."
- Manhattan Book Review
5 Stars! - LitPick Review
In recognition of author's previous book, "A Box Story"
Pinnacle Book Awards Winner 2012 for Children's Interest (March 2012)
- From the National Association of Book Entrepreneurs
2012 Children's Book Award Finalist
- From the National Indie Excellence Book Awards
Literary Classics Seal of Approval (March 2012):
Young audiences will surely find enjoyment within the pages of this clever little book. Kenneth Lamug's, A Box Story, comes highly recommended, and earns the Literary Classics Seal of Approval.
Kirkus Reviews (2012):
Drawings and overall aesthetic are lovely...Lamug presents a minimalist, well-designed take on the elemental idea that children can have hours of fun with a plain cardboard box.
Author: Kenneth Lamug
Publisher: Rabblebox LLC
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 7.81h x 5.06w x 0.38d
About the Author
Lamug, Kenneth: - Ken is an award-winning professional dabbler. He was born in the Philippines and moved to the US with his entire family during his teenage years. Currently, he enjoys his life as an author/illustrator of picture books and graphic novels for middle-graders to middle-agers.
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