Rose HC (2002 Cartoon Books) comic books
2nd and later printings. Collects Rose (2000) #1-3. Written by Jeff Smith. Art by Jeff Smith and Charles Vess. When a terrifying dragon attacks the small towns of the Northern Valley, a young Princess Rose (known later as Gran'ma Ben) must defeat it. The beast is actually the ancient evil, the Lord of the Locusts, and while Rose faces danger with honor, her elder sister, Princess Briar, follows a more sinister path. An unforgettable story with beautiful, sweeping artwork, this prequel explores the fateful beginnings of the epic Bone saga. Hardcover, 144 pages, full color. Cover price $29.95.