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Rose: A Graphic Novel (BONE Prequel) Spiral-Bound | August 1, 2009

Jeff Smith, Charles Vess (Illustrated by)

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When a terrifying dragon attacks the small towns of the Northern Valley, a young Princess Rose (known later as Gran'ma Ben) must defeat it. The beast is actually the ancient evil, the Lord of the Locusts, and while Rose faces danger with honor, her elder sister, Princess Briar, follows a more sinister path.

An unforgettable story with beautiful, sweeping artwork, this prequel explores the fateful beginnings of the epic BONE saga.



Jeff Smith's New York Times and USA Today bestselling, award-winning BONE books are one of the most popular graphic novel series of all time!

When a terrifying dragon attacks the small towns of the Northern Valley, Princess Rose (later known as Gran'ma Ben) must defeat the bloodthirsty beast, who is possessed by the evil Lord of the Locusts. While Rose faces the danger with honor, her older sister, Princess Briar, follows a more sinister path.

An unforgettable story with beautiful, sweeping artwork, this prequel explores the fateful beginnings of the epic BONE saga.

Publisher: Scholastic (Trade Publishing)
Original Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 144 pages
ISBN-10: 0545135435
Item Weight: 0.8 lbs
Dimensions: 6.0 x 0.73 x 9.0 inches
Customer Reviews: 3 out of 5 stars 1,001 to 10,000 ratings

Praise for the BONE series:

New York Times Bestseller

USA Today Bestseller

TIME magazine Top Ten Graphic Novel

★ "This is first-class kid lit: exciting, funny, scary, and resonant enough that it will stick with readers for a long time." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

"A true accomplishment. Not only is it a terrific graphic-novel series, but it's a superb example of storytelling." -- School Library Journal

"BONE is storytelling at its best, full of endearing, flawed characters whose adventures run the gamut from hilarious whimsy to thrilling drama." -- Entertainment Weekly

"Spectacular." -- SPIN magazine

"Jeff Smith can pace a joke better than almost anyone in comics." -- Neil Gaiman, winner of the Newbery Medal for The Graveyard Book

Jeff Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of the award-winning series BONE, which is published in more than 30 countries and is among Time magazine’s Ten Best Graphic Novels of All Time. BONE was a pioneer in comics publishing for kids in U.S. bookstores when it launched Scholastic’s graphic novel imprint, Graphix, in 2005.

Smith’s other award-winning and acclaimed comics include SHAZAM! The Monster Society of Evil, RASL, Little Mouse Gets Ready, BONE: Rose, and BONE: Tall Tales. Smith splits his time between Columbus and Key West with his wife and business partner, Vijaya Iyer, where he is working on his current project, TUKI.