Heroes of the Night Sky

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Pub Date: 09/20/2016

Pages: 24

Trim: 8 x 10

Publisher: Cicada Books

Imprint: Cicada Books

ISBN 13: 9781908714329

ISBN 10: 1908714328

Price: $17.95 / $23.99 CAN

Category: JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / General

Heroes of the Night Sky

By Tom Kindley

Price: $17.95



About the Book

The Ancient Greeks found patterns in the stars and told stories of the gods, heroes, adventures, and battles that lay behind these formations. This gorgeous book brings the tales of twelve key constellations to life, including Ursa Major, Andromeda, Pegasus, Orion, Scorpius, and others. Each story is concisely recounted on a page that then opens out to provide a three-page canvas for Tom Kindley’s striking graphic narrative. Luxuriantly packaged with fabric binding, gold metallic printing, and a fold-out star map, this is a spectacular book that will appeal to older children and adults alike.

About the Book

The myths behind 12 key constellations are depicted in a bold, graphic-novel style with fold out pages and star maps.


Tom Kindley is an illustrator living and working in Newcastle, England. He is known for his complex graphic perspectives, and has self-published numerous graphic novels and zines. His work has recently been exhibited in the salubrious ELCAF comic arts festival in London, and has been featured as cover art on two recent novels.