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Author: Ray, Mollie

Graphic novels: true stories & non-fiction

Published on 6 June 2024 by FABER & FABER in the United Kingdom.

Hardback | 220 pages
241 x 204 x 25 | 958g

'Wonderful, moving, original book. It teaches us a new visual language for love, for worry and for family.'ROBERT MACFARLANE'Mollie Ray's exquisitely rendered drawings guide us tenderly through this tale of family, courage, fear and joy.' KATIE GREENThe captivating and affecting graphic novel debut of a major new talent.

One morning, a teenage boy wakes to find that he has grown to the size of a giant.

Inspired by the journey of the author's younger brother, this wordless wonder of a book follows the experience of a family as one of their own faces a life-threatening illness. As his health declines, can the family remain resilient on his long journey through treatment?Deeply moving and tender, with gorgeous illustrations, Mollie Ray's debut graphic novel is a resonant story of empathy, healing and hope.

'Sumptuous [and] intriguing.' BROKEN FRONTIER


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