A special tenth anniversary edition of comic cartoons starring the Calvin and Hobbes pair. Calvin, cheeky, hyperactive and mischievous, and Hobbes, his cuddly toy tiger who, as far as Calvin is concerned is very much alive and kicking, are two of the most loveable and hilarious characters to grace the comic strip in years. Sit back and enjoy...
A collection of Calvin and Hobbes cartoons. The author won the 1986 Reuben Award as Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year and has also illustrated Something Under the Bed is Drooling , Scientific Progress Goes Boink and Weirdos From Another Planet. Spaceman Spliff, Stupendous Man, the ferocious tiger Hobbes, and the rest of Calvin's imaginary friends return in this book. Other books featuring these characters include Something Under the Bed is Drooling, Weirdos from Another Planet and Scientific Progress Goes Boink.
Stories contains a variety of extremely high quality narratives and makes their interconnections and study accessible. In comparison to similar anthologies, Stories has more total pieces (137), and more lengthy novellas (5). It presents graphic narratives, verse narratives, Bible stories, fairy tales, non-Western teaching tales, pre- Renaissance classics, and children's literature along with many selections by women and minority authors, and stories from around the world.
Fear: Aspects of an emotion examines the effect of fear on the human experience and the ways in which its manifestation has shaped the creative and social imagination. Contents include: Frank Furedi (U Kent), Our culture of fear --- Ian Haywood (Roehampton University), The Irish rebellion of 1798 and tropes of violence --- E. McCarthy (TCD), AmericanÃ²ad culture and war propaganda --- John-Paul Colgan (TCD), The politics of fear and ethics of representing 9/11 --- Bill DurodiÃ¨ (Cranfield U), Lessons from the Blitz and other disasters --- Darryl Jones (TCD), The fiction of the American neo-Nazi movement --- Amanda Piesse (TCD), Childhood fears and childrenâ??s literature --- Gary Oâ??Reilly (UCD), Anxiety disorders in childhood and the therapeutic use of stories --- Sir Christoper Frayling (Royal College of Art), â??TheÃ²Nightmareâ??: Fuseli to Frankenstein and beyond --- K. Hebblethwaite (TCD), Debunking the legend of Leap --- Bernice Murphy (TCD), Why horror films arenâ??t scary anymore