Cici's Journal: The Adventures Of A Writer-in-training by Joris ChamblainCici's Journal: The Adventures Of A Writer-in-training by Joris Chamblain

Cici's Journal: The Adventures Of A Writer-in-training

byJoris ChamblainIllustratorAurélie Neyret

Paper over Board | November 7, 2017

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Cici dreams of being a novelist. Her favorite subject: people, especially adults. She's been watching them and taking notes. Everybody has one special secret, Cici figures, and if you want to write about people, you need to understand what's hiding inside them. But now she's discovered something truly strange: an old man who disappears into the forest every Sunday with huge pots of paint in all sorts of colors. What is he up to? Why does he look so sad when he comes back?

In a graphic novel interwoven with journal notes, scrapbook pieces, and doodles, Cici assembles clues about the odd and wonderful people she's uncovered, even as she struggles to understand the mundane: her family and friends.

Joris Chamblain was born on January 29, 1984. He stumbled into graphic novels when he was very little and decided at an early age that comics would be his career. Nowadays he devotes all his time to writing comics and books for kids, and even trying his hand at a novel. He and his many artistic collaborators have quite a few projects i...
Title:Cici's Journal: The Adventures Of A Writer-in-trainingFormat:Paper over BoardProduct dimensions:160 pages, 9.33 × 6.78 × 0.73 inShipping dimensions:9.33 × 6.78 × 0.73 inPublished:November 7, 2017Publisher:first secondLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:162672248X

ISBN - 13:9781626722484


Editorial Reviews

"French illustrator Neyret's delicate, finely worked portraits bring elegance to this pair of graphic stories."-Publisher's Weekly

"The lessons are breezy, but the art is sumptuous: Neyret's naturalistic illustrations have marvelous depth, with dense color, dynamic movement, and a fantastic use of light and shadow."-Booklist