Author(s): Luke Pearson
Hilda is sat in her tent, dwarfed by volumes of the "Greater Fjords Wildlife Chronicles" with a flashlight and her restless companion Twig, but Hilda's not in the fjords and it isn't raining. Hilda's pitched a tent in her room and it's been days since she's been out.In Hilda's new adventure, she meets the Nisse: a mischievous but charismatic bunch of misfits who occupy a world besidebut also somehow withinour own, and where the rules of physics don't quite match up. Meanwhile, on the streets of Trolberg, a dark specter looms . . .Prize-winning author whose previous graphic novel was in "Publishers Weekly"'s Top 25 Children's Picture Books of 2012"Hilda and the Black Hound" is the fourth installment in the award-winning Hildafolk seriesOther titles in the series are consistently popular in both children's and comic book categoriesLuke Pearson is one of the leading talents of the international comics scene. He was the winner of the Young People's Comic category at the British Comic Award (2012) and was shortlisted in the Eisner Award's Best Publication for Kids and Best Writer/Artist categories (2013)."
"Though definitely an underachiever when it comes to merit badges, Hilda's broad curiosity and willingness to stand up for the undergnome will make her a winner in most readers' eyes." --"Kirkus Reviews""[Hilda's world] is. . . a glorious, exciting if also rather menacing place--one children will be eager to enter. It's also visually arresting: exuberant and lively and faintly Miyazakian."--" New York Times""Hilda is the little girl. And this is her folk tale. And pretty much everything you need to know about how good this is is there on that absolutely gorgeously delightful cover. By the end of it, you'll have exactly the same smile as Hilda has."-- "Forbidden Planet""For adults ... Pearson's measured storytelling ... and detailed, imaginative artwork make Hilda and the Bird Parade an absolute treat to dive into. It's hard to imagine a better all-ages comic will be published this year."-- "Slate""very enjoyable, it's imaginative and fun for kids and adults too!"-- Renata Liewska, author of bestselling "The Quiet Book""With the Hildafolk series, Luke Pearson has carved himself a unique niche in the UK comics scene: a successful all-ages graphic novel series and it is much deserved. It is clearly the vision of one man and Hilda and the Black Hound is another thrilling and alluring instalment to Pearson's signature series." - "Broken Frontier""A riot of colour and animast magic"-- "The Times""A beautifully drawn (literally and figuratively) comic"--"Observer"""Hilda and the Black Hound" is filled with magic, in all senses of that word."--"Comics Bulletin"
Luke Pearson, author of Hildafolk, Hilda and the Midnight Giant, and Everything We Miss has fast become one of the leading talents of the UK comics scene, garnering rave reviews from the prestigious Times Literary Supplement and The Forbidden Planet International Blog amongst others. He was the winner of Young People's Comic category at the British Comic Award in 2012 and been nominated for the Eisner Award's Best Publication for Kids and Best Writer/Artist in 2013. He has recently worked as a storyboard artist on the cult classic show Adventure Time. Luke is a frequent contributor to a number of comic anthologies in the UK as well as self-publishing a number of small-run homemade comics.