The Resource Penguins, Nick Thorburn

Penguins, Nick Thorburn

Label
Penguins
Title
Penguins
Statement of responsibility
Nick Thorburn
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Told almost entirely without words, Penguins is one of the most playfully original graphic novels in recent memory. Relying on visual expression and the physical movement of his penguin characters, as well as the formal properties of sequential drawings (with penguins routinely moving within and without each page's panel borders), Penguins is a series of interconnected short strips that, without words or human characters, does more to showcase the breadth of emotion we as humans experience than most prose novels
Tone
Character
Illustration
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10736746
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thorburn, Nick
Dewey number
741.5/971
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Penguins
  • Stories without words
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Penguins, Nick Thorburn
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
285 pages
Isbn
9781683961284
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Penguins, Nick Thorburn
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
285 pages
Isbn
9781683961284
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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