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Upside Down (Book 1): A Vampire Tale

Upside Down (Book 1): A Vampire Tale

by Jess Smart Smiley

ISBN 978-1-60309-088-9 - Diamond: JUL12-1233


"I really enjoyed Upside Down! It has a goofiness that reminds me of Joann Sfar, and the simplicity of its art is like a sophisticated version of Ed Emberley." — Gene Luen Yang, author of American Born Chinese and Boxers & Saints

"The perfect balance between silliness, simplicity, and strange." — Ray Friesen, author of Pirate Penguin vs. Ninja Chicken

"It's got charm, and that's possibly the most important thing." — Tom Gauld, author of Goliath

"[An] irreverent look at vampire and witch lore, with humorous dialogue and a quirky, action-filled plot." School Library Journal

"Charming and a whole lot of fun." Graphic Novel Reporter

"Bizarre, fun, outlandish and very original... The book recalls Roald Dahl in its ambition and ability to speak to kids without being condescending." Rue Morgue

"For younger readers (and parents) in search of some non-cavity-inducing fun, Upside Down is a sweet, goofy treat to share." Smithsonian BookDragon

"Trick or treat? Jess Smart Smiley‘s Upside Down is definitely a treat." — Comic Book Resources' Robot 6

Harold is a friendly young vampire who lives in a piano and LOVES candy. Pretty normal, huh? ...until he sets out for a dentist appointment that turns into the biggest adventure of his life! Now he'll face bats, witches, magic spells, vampire frogs, mad scientists, and so much more! It's a wild magical romp for all ages, perfect for Halloween or any time at all.

Upside Down is a spooky fun tale for all-ages and tweens, colored in black, white and Halloween green! -- a 144-page 2-color softcover graphic novel with french flaps, 6" x 9"


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