Synopses & Reviews
What do an optimistic lad named Jordan Ray, a down-and-out peasant, a mad hare, a grumpy old troll, an oyster, a knight, a water nymph, a griffin, and an eclectic collection of supporting characters have in common? Why, a muddy spud, of course.
This lyrical Gris Grimly picture book/graphic novel for all ages has a story inspired by Lewis Carroll, L. Frank Baum, and Dr. Seuss, and over 40 pieces of richly-detailed artwork influenced by Arthur Rackham and Edward Gorey.
"Gris Grimly aficionados will welcome Little Jordan Ray's Muddy Spud, with signature characters that could only come from the artist's pen..." Publishers Weekly
Crafting a story rooted in his admiration of Lewis Carroll, L. Frank Baum, and Dr. Seuss, Grimly presents more than 40 pieces of richly detailed artwork that accompanies a story about a down-and-out yet optimistic lad, a mad hare, a knight, and a muddy spud. Full color.
About the Author
Gris Grimly is a gifted storyteller who has illustrated books for many top publishers. He has also created successful lines of licensed apparel and merchandise.