- ISBN 9780987109910 / 098710991X
- Title 10 Little Insects
- Author Davide Cali
- Category Comic Strip Fiction / Graphic Novels (children's/ya)
- Format Hardcover
- Year 2012
- Pages 68
- Publisher Wilkins Farago
- Imprint Wilkins Farago
- Edition 1st
- Language English
- Dimensions 210mm x 300mm x 13mm
In this innovative graphic novel for middle readers and upwards, ten very different insects, each with something to hide, are brought together to a mysterious, secluded island for the weekend. Then, one by one, they start dying off...10 Little Insects in a hilarious riff on that celebrated whodunit, Agatha Christie's 10 Little Indians.
10 Little Insects is a hilarious riff on that celebrated whodunnit, Agatha Christie's 10 Little Indians. In this innovative graphic novel for younger readers, ten very different insects, each with something to hide, are brought together to a mysterious house on a secluded island for the weekend. Then, one by one, they start dying in very unusual circumstances. But all is not as it seems, as Cali and Pianina delightfully subvert the whodunnit genre with a story that is at once brilliant, baffling, laugh out loud funny and somewhat surreal.
“Features inventive, whimsical mixed-media illustrations... An intriguing offering that will open up discussion.” — Booklist on The Bear with the Sword
Davide Cali is one of Europe's most innovative and acclaimed writers for children. He is the author of more than 20 illustrated books, including “The Enemy: A Book About Peace,” “Mama Robot,” and “Santa's Suit.” Vincent Pianina is an acclaimed illustrator. In 2010 his work was selected for “Rue d'Artico,” a prestigious anthology showcasing the work of Europe's top young illustrators.