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Bone : Treasure Hunters : The Bone Adventures : Volume 8 - Jeff Smith

Bone : Treasure Hunters

The Bone Adventures : Volume 8

By: Jeff Smith, Steve Hamaker (Illustrator)

Paperback

Published: 1st August 2008
For Ages: 8+ years old
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Tensions come to a head in the eighth epic volume of the BONE series.

The Bone cousins, Gran'ma Ben, and Thorn finally reach the city of Atheia, where they reunite with old friends and plan to thwart The Lord of the Locusts. The Pawan army has joined forces with Briar and the rat creatures, and danger increases as Thorn's visions get stronger. Meanwhile, Phoney Bone is convinced Atheia is a city rich in gold, and he is determined to find it!

ISBN: 9780439706339
ISBN-10: 0439706335
Series: Bone Reissue Graphic Novels (Paperback)
Audience: Children
For Ages: 8+ years old
For Grades: 6 - 10
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 136
Published: 1st August 2008
Dimensions (cm): 23.19 x 14.986  x 0.914
Weight (kg): 0.34

Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith, born February 27, 1960, is an American cartoonist best known as the creator of the self-published comic book series Bone. Jeff was born in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania and grew up in Columbus, Ohio.

He learned about cartooning from comic strips, comic books, and animated TV shows. Smith has cited Charles M. Schulz's Peanuts as a very early influence on his understanding of comics. He has also named Walt Kelly's Pogo, which he discovered at the age of nine when a classmate brought a collection of the comics to school, as his "biggest influence in writing comics". Smith began to create comics with the "Bone" characters as early as 1970, when he was about 10 years old.

For his work on Bone, Smith has received numerous awards, among them ten Eisner Awards and eleven Harvey Awards. In 1995 and 1996 he won the National Cartoonists Society's award for Comic Books.

His most recent series, RASL, focused on an art thief who hops through dimensional barriers, hiding out on various parallel worlds.

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