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Mouse Guard #03: The Black Axe

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ISBN13: 9781936393060
ISBN10: 1936393069
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Welcome back to the world of mice in the third collected volume of the Eisner Award-winning and critically acclaimed fantasy comic series, Mouse Guard. This beautifully illustrated prequel to the two previous volumes spins the tale of wise oldfur and longtime Mouse Guard member Celanawe, as he fulfills the promise made to young Lieam to detail the day his paw first touched the legendary weapon, the Black Axe. The arrival of distant kin takes Celanawe on an adventure that will carry him across the sea to uncharted waters and lands, all while unraveling the legend of Farrer, the blacksmith who forged the mythical weapon.

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This prequel, set in 1115, fulfills the promise the wise oldfur Celanawe made to tell Lieam of the day his paw first touched the Black Axe. The arrival of distant kin takes Celanawe on an adventure that will carry him across the sea to uncharted waters and lands all while unraveling the legend of Farrer, the blacksmith who forged the mythic axe.

About the Author

David Petersen was the 2007 Russ Manning Award recipient for Most Promising Newcomer, and in 2008 won Eisner Awards for Best Publication for Kids (Mouse Guard: Fall 1152 & Winter 1152) and Best Graphic Album - Reprint (Mouse Guard: Fall 1152). In 2011, he won the Eisner Award for Best Anthology (Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard). He received his BFA in Printmaking from Eastern Michigan University. He lives in Ferndale, MI.

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Cindy Reader, May 15, 2013 (view all comments by Cindy Reader)
Oh David Petersen, your art makes me sing! Well done, Mr. Peterson - my only regret is it sure takes a long time for one of these books to come out!

How I enjoy the world of Mouse Guard! The Ferret king - beautifully dangerous! This wonderful story, going back to before the first Mouse Guard story, tells the history of the wielder of the Black Axe. The lovely boats - especially the turtle shell boat! And the wonderful adventure packed world - this is not Redwall. (Although, if you ever enjoyed a tale of Redwall, you will like these books!)
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781936393060
Author:
Petersen, David
Publisher:
Archaia
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Mouse Guard
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
20130723
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color illustrations throughout
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8 x 8 in
Age Level:
from 8

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This prequel, set in 1115, fulfills the promise the wise oldfur Celanawe made to tell Lieam of the day his paw first touched the Black Axe. The arrival of distant kin takes Celanawe on an adventure that will carry him across the sea to uncharted waters and lands all while unraveling the legend of Farrer, the blacksmith who forged the mythic axe.

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