A Wrinkle in Time

By Madeleine L’Engle
Adapted by Hope Larson

• #2 New York Times Graphic Books List Bestseller
• Winner of a 2013 Eisner Award – Best Publication for Teens
• A Junior Library Guild Selection
• A California Library Association Best Graphic Novel of 2012
• A BN.com Best Graphic Novel of 2012

The world already knows Meg and Charles Wallace Murry, Calvin O’Keefe, and the three Mrs—Who, Whatsit, and Which—the memorable and wonderful characters who fight off a dark force and save our universe in the Newbery award-winning classic A Wrinkle in Time. But in 50 years of publication, the book has never been illustrated. Now, Hope Larson takes the classic story to a new level with her vividly imagined interpretations of tessering and favorite characters like the Happy Medium and Aunt Beast. Perfect for old fans and winning over new ones, this graphic novel adaptation is a must-read.

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Praise for Hope Larson’s adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time:

“Know somebody who hasn’t met Mrs Whatsit, Mrs Who or Mrs Which? Larson’s colorful panels bring Madeline L’Engle’s brilliant time-travel favorite to life in an exciting new way. This is page-turning eye candy of the highest order.”
-James Patterson

“Larson has miraculously preserved the power of the original’s social and religious themes, as well as its
compelling emotional core, while staying true to her distinctive voice and aesthetic.”
-Booklist, STARRED REVIEW

“Adaptations can be difficult to execute with style and grace; Larson manages to do both and still add her own flair. Larson’s admiration and respect for the original text shines through; this is an adaptation done right.”
-Kirkus

“While fans may miss L’Engle’s detailed and evocative prose, her original dialogue, combined with Larson’s deft interpretation, will remind them of their first reading, while simultaneously bringing a seminal classic to a new generation.”
-Publisher’s Weekly

“I’ll be giving this to everyone I know.”
-The Atlantic Wire

“Stylish, imaginative, absolutely beautiful, and most impressively, fresh.”
-BadAss Digest

“This graphic novel is no synopsis, folks – it’s A Wrinkle in Time. […] Kids who have read the original story will likely be interested in how the graphic novel looks, and those who have never read L’Engle’s classic may see this as a good opportunity to give it a shot. Win-win, I say.”
-100 Scope Notes

“L’Engle’s charm and gift was in her ability to marry the abstract with the numinous–to infuse stories about math and physics with so much heart, heartbreak, bravery, sorrow and joy that they changed everyone who read them. Larson does a brilliant job of capturing this crucial element of L’Engle’s style.”
-Cory Doctorow, boingboing

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