Kid Beowulf is a middle-grade, mythological mash-up, graphic novel series by cartoonist, Alexis E. Fajardo. Introduce kids to the classics and inspire them to read the originals!
These broadly adapted retellings add a lot of fun and fighting to the basic bones of the classic tales!– A Parent’s Guide To The Best Kids Comics
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“What Rick Riordan did for the Greek Gods, Fajardo has done for Beowulf: maginficent!” – Kirkus starred review Book One: The Blood-Bound Oath This is the origin story of twin brothers Beowulf and Grendel, separated at birth and reunited by an extraordinary family: their grandfather, the imperious King Hrothgar; their monstrous (but loving) mother, Gertrude; […]
“My son and I read Kid Beowulf at bedtime. He loves the fun cast of characters and colorful art. An entertaining adaptation of the classic epic poem!” – Kazu Kibuishi, author of Amulet Book Two: The Song of Roland Giants! Elephants! Roller Coasters? That’s just some of the mayhem twin brothers Beowulf and Grendel discover […]
“In the grand tradition of Bone, Amulet, and countless other epic quest graphic novels, Fajardo gives us heroes to root for, villains to loathe, and complex characterizations around every turn.” – Betsy Bird, School Library Journal Book Three: The Rise of El Cid In their third adventure, twin brothers Beowulf and Grendel meet new friends, […]
“Kid Beowulf is a fun romp through history and legend. And it’s drawn funny too! A surprise hit!” – Jeff Smith, author of Bone Book Four: The Tarpeian Rock In this action-packed graphic novel, twin brothers, Beowulf and Grendel are lost in ancient Italy and forced to fight for their freedom in the gladiatorial games. […]