Tricky Monkey Tales
From the Series Tricky Journeys ™
Monkey is searching for adventure! Can he learn how to fly on a cloud? Will he defeat a fearsome monster? Maybe he can become a brave sailor—but if he’s not careful, he might wind up the prisoner of pirates! In these Chinese Monkey tales, YOU decide what happens next! Six journeys to follow! Which will YOU take?
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 4|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Genre||Fiction, Graphic Novels|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Graphic Universe ™|
|Number of Pages||64|
Author: Chris Schweizer
Chris Schweizer was born in 1980 and grew up in Louisiana and Kentucky. He received a BFA in Graphic Design from Murray State University, where he also studied English, and his MFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta. He is the cartoonist of the Crogan Adventure Series, an award-winning historical fiction graphic novel series that has made the American Library Association's Great Graphic Novels for Teens list, the Maverick list, and Book Reporter's Core Ten Teen Collection Graphic Novels list, as well as earning Eisner and CYBILS award nominations. Tricky Journeys is his first series for young readers. He teaches comics at SCAD-Atlanta, and lives in Marietta, Georgia, with his wife and daughter.
Illustrator: Chad Thomas
Chad Thomas is a freelance comic artist working from home and living with his wife, Jil, in Texas. Chad started drawing at a very early age and decided to be a comic artist around second grade after reading some Archie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle comics. He attended the Savannah College of Art and Design from 1999-2003 and interned at Funny Pages Productions in Nashville. After learning from the incredible artists there, Chad struck out freelance on his own and has been lucky enough to work with a number of clients, including Archie Comics, Oni Press, and Lerner Publishing Group.