Each title in Enslow’s new graphic novel series, Dark Graphic Novels, adapts a different classic horror story and features vivid illustrations and simplified language combined with dark, eerie original art images. Written with middle and high school readers in mind, this series is geared to grades five and up.
Titles in the Dark Graphic Novels series include:
Chilling Tales of Horror
Seven classic horror stories include: “The Hand” by Guy de Maupassant; “Sir Dominick’s Bargain” by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu; “The House of Nightmare” by Edward Lucas White; “The Vampire” by John William Polidori; “House B on Camden Hill” by Catherine Crowe; “The Body Snatcher” by Robert Louis Stevenson; and “The Black Cat” by Edgar Allan Poe, as well as a brief biography of each author.
Dark Graphic Tales by Edgar Allan Poe
Three of Poe’s short stories include: “The Gold Bug,” “The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether,” and “The Fall of the House of Usher.”
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
“We’re excited to be breaking into the graphic fiction genre,” says Mark Enslow, President of Enslow Publishers. “Our goal is to spark an interest in original classics using an easy-to-read graphic format that will appeal especially to middle and high school readers. This is graphic fiction that you can trust with ‘PG’ rated text and illustrations.”
Enslow’s award-winning titles have been recognized by organizations such as the American Library Association, the NAACP, VOYA, the National Council for the Social Studies, Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, and the Society of School Librarians International.