Mr. Big: A Tale of Pond Life GN (2012 Sky Pony Press) comic books
1st printing. Written by Carol Dembicki. Art by Matt Dembicki. A stunning graphic novel for kids about an ornery snapping turtle, a murder of crows, and the importance of ecosystems. The reptiles and fish living in a small pond launch a plan to eradicate Mr. Big, a snapping turtle that terrorizes them. Despite a few protests from some pond dwellers, the animals solicit the support of a murder of crows to carry out their plot. But the scheming crows have their own motives to kill the large reptile. As the plan is put into action, a different, greater terror has found itself a member of the pond. Will Mr. Big be ousted forever? Or will the pond dwellers come to realize that even the old snapping turtle might serve his purpose in their small environment? Softcover, 100 pages, full color. Cover price $12.95.