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!
“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. […]
“Viking pigs! Dragon ships! Lightning storms at sea! What an adventurous embarrassment of riches!” – Ian Lendler, The Fabled Life of Aesop Hama the Pig’s Big Adventure Hama the pig spends his days stuck in a pigpen perched on top of a hill and watches the proud Viking ships sail the waves on their way […]