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A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel (Comic Excerpt)

, || 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 (Mercury, I Was There & Just Returned) 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.

A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel (Comic Excerpt)

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 (Mercury, I Was There & Just Returned) 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.

The graphic novel adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time comes out on October 2nd from Farrar, Straus and Giroux

[Take a peek at the graphic novel of A Wrinkle in Time]

A Wrinkle in Time (Excerpt)

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Madeleine L’Engle’s seminal work A Wrinkle in Time and in honor of that, Tor.com is presenting an excerpt from the classic novel.

Take a moment to relive the anticipatory wonder of this iconic story, a tale of an ingenious young woman who will break through to other worlds to rescue the ones she loves.

The special 50th anniversary edition of A Wrinkle in Time, out now from Square Fish, has been redesigned and includes an introduction by Katherine Paterson, an afterword by Madeleine L’Engle’s granddaughter Charlotte Jones Voiklis that includes photographs and memorabilia, the author’s Newbery Medal acceptance speech, and other bonus materials.

When you’re done with the excerpt check out the Madeleine L’Engle Reread on Tor.com, covering a number of L’Engle novels and reflecting on a number of themes, particularly physics and Christian theology, that fascinated L’Engle for her entire life.

[Read A Wrinkle in Time]

The Twenty-four Days Before Christmas (Excerpt)

As part of the Madeleine L’Engle reread, we’re posting an excerpt from The Twenty-four Days Before Christmas, a traditional children’s holiday story written by L’Engle, recently reprinted by Farrar, Strauss and Giroux.

Vicky Austin’s family does one special thing each day of December to prepare for Christmas. This year, they’re also preparing for the birth of a new brother or sister, due after the New Year. Vicky is worried that the baby will come early—what kind of Christmas Eve would it be without Mother to help them hang up stockings and sing everyone to sleep with carols?

[Read The Twenty-four Days Before Christmas]