This is the complete 1300-page epic adventure of Bone one deluxe trade paperback volume. Please note the cartoons inside are presented in black and white.
An American graphic novel first! The complete 1300-page epic adventure from start to finish in one deluxe trade paperback. Three modern cartoon cousins get lost in a pre-technological valley, speanding a year there making new friends and out-running dangerous enemies. Their many adventures include crossing the local people in The Great Cow Race, and meeting a giant mountain lion called RockJaw: Master of the Eastern Border. They learn about sacrifice and hardship in The Ghost Circles and finally discover their own true natures in the climatic journey to The Crown of Horns.
EndorsementsTime Magazine: One of the Ten Greatest Grapic Novels of all TimePublisher's Weekly: Best Book LIstThe Comics Journal: Book of the YearAmerican Library Association: Top 25 Graphic Novels for Young AdultsBetter Homes and Gardens: 'Must Read' list QuotesTime Magazine "BONE" combines the humor and look of early Disney movies with the scope of the "Lord of the Rings" cycle. While children will read "BONE" for its breathless adventure and sight gags, older kids and adults will appreciate the themes of blind fanaticism and corrupting power. Entertainment Weekly "BONE" is storytelling at its best, full of endearing, flawed characters whose adventures run the gamut from hilarious whimsy to thrilling drama. Along the way, Smith s musings take on a greater relevance than you d ever expect. Grade: A. Publisher's Weekly"Charming, character-driven fantasy with an elegant design and masterful story-telling in the tradition of Walt Kelly, Charles Schulz and Carl Barks." (starred review)ALA Booklist"Like "Pogo," "BONE" has a whimsy best appreciated by adults, yet kids can enjoy it, too; and like Barks "Donald Duck" stories, "BONE" moves from brash humor to gripping adventure in a single panel."Neil Gaiman (author of "The Graveyard Book" and "Sandman")"Jeff Smith can pace a joke better than almost anyone in comics; his dialogue is delightfulso are all his people, not to mention his animals, his villains, and even his bugs."Matt Groening (creator of "The Simpsons")"I love "BONE"! "BONE" is great! "
Series: Bone Series
For Ages: 8+ years old
For Grades: 4+
Number Of Pages: 1300
Published: 1st November 2010
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 16.5 x 5.7
Weight (kg): 1.76