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Maddy Kettle: The Adventure of the Thimblewitch!

Posted by: Andrew on: September 6, 2014

Maddy Kettle front cover hi-res

Little Island Comics is delighted to host the Canadian launch of Toronto cartoonist Eric Orchard’s first full-length graphic novel, Maddy Kettle: The Adventure of the Thimblewitch. Eric will be signing copies of his new book and doing a live drawing demonstration for kids at Little Island Comics on Saturday, September 20th. Original art from Maddy Kettle will be on display for your enjoyment.

From the Top Shelf website:

Eleven-year-old Maddy loved working in her parents’ bookstore… especially when joined by her pet flying toad Ralph. But that was before the mysterious Thimblewitch turned her mom & dad into kangaroo rats!

Now Maddy’s on the adventure of a lifetime. To save her parents, she’ll need to sneak past an army of spider-goblins, scarecrow warriors, and much more… Fortunately, an assortment of new friends await, including the cloud cartographers Harry and Silvio, a bear and raccoon who explore the world in their moon-balloon. They’ll help her along the way, but in the end, the fate of everyone will depend on Maddy’s courage, compassion, and creativity.

Full of surprises and stunning artwork, Maddy Kettle is a truly magical debut for Spectrum-Award-winning cartoonist Eric Orchard. Climb aboard and let your imagination soar!

CANADIAN LAUNCH and ART SHOW:

Maddy Kettle: The Adventure of the Thimblewitch

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

12pm-2pm

Little Island Comics

742 Bathurst Street, Toronto

 

Maddy Kettle sample page hi-res detail

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