Author:Jodoin, Aimee
Position:Children's review - Brief article - Book review

Blexbolex (author); BALLAD; Enchanted Lion Books (Children's: Juvenile Fiction) 22.95 ISBN: 9781592701377

Byline: Aimee Jodoin

When language is altered or disintegrates, how do we tell stories? In this spellbinding fairy tale, French artist Blexbolex imagines a fantasy town -- each page presents a gothic snapshot of a single plot point, each with infinite interpretations. The town is turned (literally) upside down as a witch casts cruel spells, bandits kidnap a queen, demons dance in the night, and a stranger embarks on a perilously heroic quest. The true genius is in the...

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