Showing posts with label frankenstein. Show all posts
Showing posts with label frankenstein. Show all posts

August 30, 2013

Mary Shelley's Birthday

Today is the 216th birthday of Mary Shelley, best known as the author of Frankenstein. Published in 1818, Frankenstein has become a classic piece of literature.

Creating this classic as a graphic novel was done by Sergio A. Sierra and illustrated by Meritxell Ribas.
978-0-7660-4084-7 Library
978-1-4644-0104-6 Paperback
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley is a 96 page book, with amazing black-and-white illustrations.

Written for the middle school reader, this title is available in both library and paperback editions, and can be found at your preferred vendor, your independent bookstore,, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble.

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August 30, 2012

Happy Frankenstein Day!

Library Edition: 978-0-7660-4084-7
Frankenstein Day is celebrated on author Mary Shelley's birthday, August 30th.

In Enslow's new graphic novel version of Shelley's book, Frankenstein, Author Sergio A. Sierra and illustrator Meritxell Ribas reanimate Mary Shelley’s classic tale. Traumatized by the death of his mother, young Victor Frankenstein vows to discover the secrets of life and death. He assembles a monster from parts of corpses and uses electricity to bring it to life. Horrified by what he has done, Frankenstein abandons the creature, who is met by fear, rejection, and violence wherever he goes. He learns to loathe himself and his creator and sets out to destroy everyone Frankenstein loves. Our graphic novel, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley: A Graphic Novel includes safe 'PG' text and illustrations.

Celebrate Frankenstein Day by watching the classic movie or enjoy this famous monster comes alive clip!

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