well, this is it! months of work, and a story i really wanted to tell. i hope you enjoy! (for anyone who wants to know, i used daniel smith watercolors and some sorta cheap paper i picked up at the art supply store.)
Join us for a blog tour for Jen Wang’s wonderful upcoming graphic novel — The Prince and the Dressmaker! This book is the story of a prince who hires a dressmaker to make dresses for him to wear … and in the process, they both grow closer together. We’re delighted to be publishing this amazing book for Valentine’s Day — and the blog tour will give you a peek inside the covers as each blogger talks about their favorite panel.
Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride—or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia—the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion!
Sebastian’s secret weapon (and best friend) is the brilliant dressmaker Frances—one of only two people who know the truth: sometimes this boy wears dresses. But Frances dreams of greatness, and being someone’s secret weapon means being a secret. Forever. How long can Frances defer her dreams to protect a friend? Jen Wang weaves an exuberantly romantic tale of identity, young love, art, and family. A fairy tale for any age, The Prince and the Dressmaker will steal your heart.