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Rapunzel’s Revenge

Rapunzel's Revenge - 'Dean Hale',  'Shannon Hale'

Children and tweens will be drawn to this version of Rapunzel written as a graphic novel.  The book is well illustrated in a comic strip style.  Pages contain a series of pictures and short dialogue boxes that detail the events in the story.  The colors used are earth tones that compliment the desert like setting.  The characters are animated and detailedly drawn with varying facial expressions.  Rapunzel’s Revenge is a mash-up of Rapunzel meets Jack in the Beanstalk, who owns The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg.  This tale varies in plot but manages to keep true to its essence.  Female readers will enjoy reading this graphic novel that breaks away from stereotypes with a strong Western female lead.