Pigs Might Fly

Author(s): Jerel (ILT) Nick; Dye Abadzis

Fantasy/Sci Fi | For Everyone Over 8

On the grand sweep of the Pigdom Plains lives a small pig called Lily, the daughter of renowned inventor, Hercules Fatchops. Hercules' personal holy grail is to invent powered aircraft, a feat already achieved in secret by Lily. Hercules prizes only science, but Lily's innovations employ science and magic. She will need both, because now the Pigdom faces invasion from terrifying adversaries with more advanced aircraft - from over the mountains come the warthogs, intent on destroying the Pigdom.


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Magic and science clash in a world where highly evolved pigs fight their mortal enemies, the warthogs, for dominion of the skies!

"A luminous masterpiece filled with pathos and poignancy." --Kirkus Reviews "Vividly inked panels of Abadzis's art tell an impressively complex tale." --Publishers Weekly

Nick Abadzis has been creating stories for both adults and children for nearly thirty years. In 2008 he was honored with an Eisner award for his graphic novel Laika. He currently writes the ongoing monthly series Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor. He is British but lives in the New York City area with his wife and daughter. Jerel Dye is a cartoonist living and working in the Boston area. He has produced several self-published comics and has contributed to anthologies such as Inbound, Minimum Paige, and the award-winning Winsor McCay tribute, Dream Another Dream. In 2012, he received the MICE comics grant for his minicomic From the Clouds.

General Fields

  • : 9781626720862
  • : Roaring Brook Press
  • : First Second
  • : June 2017
  • : 216mm X 152mm X 6mm
  • : United States
  • : July 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : full colour illustrations
  • : Paperback
  • : Jerel (ILT) Nick; Dye Abadzis