Bea Wolf OGN
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Bea Wolf OGN

Writer: Zach Weinersmith Artist: Boulet Publisher: First Second Release Date: March 15, 2023 Cover Price: $19.99 Critic Reviews: 1
7.5Critic Rating
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A modern middle-grade graphic novel retelling of Beowulf, featuring a gang of badly behaved kids who must defend their tree house from a fun-hating adult who can turn children into grown-ups instantly. Listen! Hear a tale of mallow-munchers and warriors who answer candy's clarion call! Somewhere in a generic suburb stands Treeheart, a kid-forged sanctuary where generations of tireless tykes have spent their youths making merry, spilling soda, and staving off the shadow of adulthood. One day, these brave warriors find their fun cut short by their nefarious neighbor Grindle, who can no longer tolerate the sounds of mirth seeping into his more

  • 7.5
    AIPT - David Canham Mar 20, 2023

    In conclusion, Bea Wolf is a light, silly and fun reimagining of the ancient epic poem that celebrates the joys of childhood while poking fun at grown-ups. Probably most appropriate for 10 to 12 year-olds with a good vocabulary who will enjoy the humorous details in Boulet's drawings while they giggle at the butt-jokes in Weinersmith's light-hearted prose. As an added bonus, both parents and children will probably learn more about Beowulf from Bea Wolf than they ever did in school. Read Full Review

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