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The Sigh


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ISBN13: 9781936393466
ISBN10: 1936393468
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From the author of Persepolis, comes this illustrated fairy tale. Rose is one of three daughters of a rich merchant who always brings gifts for his girls from the market. One day Rose asks for the seed of a blue bean, but he fails to find one for her. She lets out a sigh in resignation, and her sigh attracts the Sigh, a mysterious being that brings the seed she desired to the merchant. But every debt has to be paid, and every gift has a price, and the Sigh returns a year later to take the merchant's daughter to a secret and distant palace.

About the Author

Marjane Satrapi was born in 1969 in Rasht, Iran. She lived in Iran during the fall of the Shah, the Iranian Revolution, the rise of Ayatollah Khomeini, and the first years of the Iran-Iraq War, before her family fled to Europe. She later returned to study at the Islamic Azad University in Tehran. Her graphic novel autobiography, Persepolis, describing her childhood in Iran and adolescence in Europe, became a critically acclaimed worldwide success, winning the Coup de Coeur Award at the 2001 Angoulême International Comics Festival. She co-directed an animated adaptation of her autobiography with Vincent Paronnaud, which won the Jury Prize at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. She is also the author of Chicken with Plums (Pantheon Books) and Monsters are Afraid of the Moon (Bloomsbury).

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Jena, August 12, 2012 (view all comments by Jena)
I was hoping for something a little more involved, I think. I felt totally disconnected from the story, with more than one, "Wait--Huh? Why?" moment. (I really wanted to like it.)
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Satrapi, Marjane
Gauvin, Edward
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Children s-General
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
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Grade Level:
from 2
8 x 6 in
Age Level:
from 8

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