New in the Birdcage Bottom Books shop:

Eleanor Davis’ “Libby’s Dad”

“Libby’s mom told everyone that Libby’s dad said he was gonna shoot her.”

“With his gun.”

A lushly colored story of youth and rumor, by New York Times bestselling creator Eleanor Davis.

Eleanor Davis is a cartoonist and illustrator who lives in Athens, Georgia. Her works include How To Be Happy(Fantagraphics Books), Stinky (Toon Books), and The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook(Bloomsbury) and Flop to the Top (Toon Books), both of which she created with her husband Drew Weing.

Published by Retrofit Comics / Big Planet Comics 

7″ x 8.5″, 40 pages. $8
Full-color cover + interior

“A sailor chooses the wind that takes the ship from a safe port. Ah, yes, but once you’re abroad, as you have seen, winds have a mind of their own. Be careful, Charlotte, careful of the wind you choose.” 

― Avi, The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Ποιος ξέρει ίσως ήταν το πρώτο ή το δεύτερο ραντεβού τους, ίσως να ήταν και χρόνια μαζί. Όμως περπατούσαν έτσι αγκαλιασμένοι, οι σκιές τους ενώνονταν κι εγώ καθόμουν και τους κοίταζα και θύμιζα στον εαυτό μου πως τελικά ίσως αξίζει να πάρεις το ρίσκο να αγαπάς.