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The Witch's Wings and Other Terrifying Tales (Are You Afraid of the Dark? Graphic Novel #1)

The Witch's Wings and Other Terrifying Tales (Are You Afraid of the Dark? Graphic Novel #1)

Current price: $14.99
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2023
Publisher:
Harry N. Abrams
ISBN:
9781419763571
Pages:
192
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Description

Based on Nickelodeon’s hit horror franchise Are You Afraid of the Dark?, TheWitch’s Wings and Other Terrifying Tales is the first in an all-new horror graphic novel series with three original stories based on Hispanic urban legends and cultural lore from bestselling and award-winning author Tehlor Kay Mejia, which are beautifully and hauntingly brought to life by artists Junyi Wu, Justin and Alexis Hernandez, and Kaylee Rowena.

A new Midnight Society gathers around the campfire to share urban legends, folklores, and all manner of spooky stories. These three terrifying tales feature haunted buses, monstrous creatures, and spine-chilling mysteries guaranteed to have you reaching for the light switch!

In “The Tale of the Witch’s Wings,” a young boy with a habit of bullying meets his match when an ancient witch sets her eyes on him. In “The Tale of the Haunting of Bus #13,” a young girl finds herself potentially trapped on a bus haunted by more than just ghosts! And in “The Tale of the Stray Comet,” two siblings bring home a stray dog that is much more monstrous than they could ever imagine!

Are you afraid of the dark? You will be…

About the Author

Tehlor Kay Mejia is a bestselling and award-winning author of young adult and middle-grade fiction. Their debut young adult novel, We Set the Dark on Fire, received six starred reviews, as well as the Oregon Spirit Book Award for debut fiction and the Neukom Institute Literary Arts Award runner-up honor for debut speculative fiction. It has been featured on Seventeen, Cosmopolitan, and O by Oprah Magazine’s best books lists, and was a 2019 Book of the Year selection by Kirkus and School Library Journal. Its sequel, We Unleash the Merciless Storm, followed to continued acclaim, while Miss Meteor (co-written with National Book Award nominee Anna-Marie McLemore) was named to the American Library Association’s 2021 Rainbow List, honoring outstanding contributions in LGBTQIA teen fiction. Tehlor’s debut middle-grade novel, Paola Santiago and the River of Tears, was published by the Rick Riordan Presents imprint at Disney/Hyperion. It received four starred reviews and was named Amazon’s best book of 2020 in the 9 to 12 age range. It is currently in development at Disney as a television series to be produced by Eva Longoria.

Junyi Wu is an illustrator who loves scary movies, horror games, and spooky things. She has a lifelong love of drawing shadowy creatures and a lifelong fear of dark water.

Justin and Alexis Hernandez are a married couple from the Bay Area who create otherworldly art, tell spooky stories, and drink lots of tea. Creators of the webcomic No Such Thing, their other work can be found online at glowingraptor.com.

Kaylee Rowena is a comic artist haunting Baltimore, Maryland. She loves to tell stories about ghosts, haunted houses, and all things uncanny and unknown. Her previous books include Haunts: A Haunted House Artbook, The Scent of May Rain, and Party of Your Afterlife, and you can find her online at kayleerowena.com.

Praise for The Witch's Wings and Other Terrifying Tales (Are You Afraid of the Dark? Graphic Novel #1)

***STARRED REVIEW***
"A quick, compelling, and creepy collection that’s sure to be a reader favorite."—Kirkus

"Mejia’s storytelling is on-point with deliciously chilling moments and brilliant pacing. Readers will return for repeat thrills and chills. A recommended first purchase"

School Library Journal

"Mejia’s storytelling is compelling, with natural dialogue and well-paced scares that carry seamlessly through the different styles of each illustrator, which range from bold lines and limited color palettes to expressively quirky character designs and lurid colors. An excellent creepy collection perfect for Halloween."—Booklist