The Coloring Book

Martyrdom The Coloring Book
Format: Paperback / softback, 112 Pages
ISBN: 9781942186069
Publisher: Pulp
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The lives of the saints are filled with inspiring, life-changing moments - but the deaths of the martyrs are where you'll find the "Oh, hell no!" moments of history. This adult (very adult, as the body count will quickly indicate) coloring book gives aspiring crayon and paper artists the chance to hone their craft while also buffing up their knowledge of Catholic history and legends. Each intricately detailed illustration from acclaimed graphic artist Julia Gfrörer leaves plenty of room for interpretation. And the attending stories will go down pretty easy at cocktail hours as well.

The author

Hallie Fryd is a writer living in Oakland, California. She studied history at Carnegie Mellon University and writes frequently about history and pop culture. She grew up in a Quaker suburb of Philadelphia, but dislikes weather - which brought her to the temperate climate of the San Francisco Bay Area. When not writing, or trying to recount historical episodes with wild gesticulations, she works as a social media manager for the brain training company, Lumosity. Hallie is the author of Scandalous!: 50 Shocking Events You Should Know About, which was a Junior Library Guild Selection and a Foreword Reviews Gold Medal Book of the Year Winner in 2012.

Julia Gfrörer is an artist living in Portland, Oregon. She is the author and illustrator of Black Is the Color, the acclaimed graphic novel about a 17th century sailor abandoned at sea by his shipmates.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 112 Pages
ISBN: 9781942186069
Illustrations: 50 b-w photos
Size: 7.375 in x 9.125 in / 187.32 mm x 231.78 mm

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