Kids Comics Pitchfest Showcase
Comics creators from around the world submit their unpublished projects to be previewed online by editors and agents. A panel of judges (click here to see the juror list) select the top pitches. Projects are archived here so that industry pros may view them and discover new talent.
"Ogre" is a tale about three hearts. In a deep, dark wood, there lives an Ogre. Shunned by society, and with good reason, he lives a solitary life. A chance meeting with a foolish boy who gives Ogre his heart in trade for his life, shows him that he was, in fact, very lonely and it is his first hint that life could be different. A wise girl, searching for her foolish brother, teaches Ogre how powerful love is when she trades her heart for her brother's. In searching to find a new heart for the girl, Ogre finds brotherhood, friendship, and a 'found family'.
Age Range:Picture Book
Genre:Fiction, Mythology/Folklore, Social-Emotional, Social Issues
Page Count Estimate:48 pages
"Ogre" is an outsider, shunned by others for his anti-social behaviors. He learns his great lessons of the heart from a foolish boy and a wise girl who change him with their hearts and become his 'found family'.
Freddie Levin has written and/or illustrated children's books for Scholastic, Harcourt, the Cricket Magazine Group, the University of Chicago Press, Peel Productions, Dover Publishing, Behrman House and many other publishers. She is the author/illustrator of a fifteen volume, award winning series of art guides called 1 2 3 Draw for Peel Productions that has sold a million and a half copies worldwide. She lives and work in Chicago. "Ogre" is her first graphic novel/picture book.