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New Quotes About Taxes, Philosophy and a Happy Prince

October 18, 2012 by  
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Extra!  Extra!  The Reviews Are In!

Latest Review Quotes for Stan Mack’s Taxes, the Tea Party and Those Revolting Rebels, Margreet de Heer’s Philosophy – A Discovery in Comics and P. Craig Russell’s The Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde Vol.5: The Happy Prince

Taxes, the Tea Party and Those Revolting Rebels by Stan Mack

Taxes, The Tea Party, and those Revolting Rebels A Comics History of the American Revolution

“Accessible, thought-provoking , and highly discussable, this version of how the United States became independent of the British Crown may well inspire readers to see the relevant aspects of studying history as well as reading nonfiction comics.”

Library School Journal

“Makes makes history fun and memorable by using cartoon characters to explain and propel the narrative.”

Minneapolis Star Tribune

“A great all-ages book about the early years of America, and it stands as an excellent supplement to anybody who wants to know more about how different and similar early American life is to now.”

Spandexless

 

Philosophy – A Discovery in Comics by Margreet de Heer

Philosophy- A Discovery in Comics

“Clear, concise, appropriately challenging and informatively funny Philosophy – A Discovery in Comics is a wonder of unpretentious, exuberant graphic craft and a timeless book we can all enjoy.”

Now Read This

“Charming, rewarding, and unpretentious, Philosophy – A Discovery in Comics is a refreshing change of pace from summer blockbuster fever. There may be hard questions contained within its pages but fear not, you’ll have great fun uncovering the answers.”

Broken Frontier

 

The Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde Vol.5: The Happy Prince by P. Craig Russell

The Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde Vol.5: The Happy Prince

This is a very direct, basic story that Russell doesn’t try to change around, but he adds genuine emotion in the relationship between the titular statue and the bird that befriends him when the statue directs him to help the poor and desperate in the city.  [His] work combines finely crafted elegance and rough-hewn earthiness on the same page, a mixture of the magical and mundane.

High-Low Comics

 

 

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