I despaired when I first heard about Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and imagined the rest of the world would follow suit — but I was totally, utterly, wrong. The book sparked a huge trend for literary monster mash-ups and sold spectacularly - all of which goes to show what I know. Perhaps that mistake is why I feel so much more positive about the latest mash-up trend to hit publishing — adding monsters to classic children's books. Or perhaps it's because the first offering, Dick and Jane and Vampires, is just glorious. Dick and Jane and Vampires borrows from the classic stories and art we all know and love, but adds an of-the-moment twist: a vampire, illustrated in the classic Dick and Jane style," writes Penguin US.
Go, Spot. Go and find Dick. Go and find Jane. Run, Spot, run. Since fall, when the titles first became available to bookstores nationwide, 4 million copies have been shipped. More titles, plus Dick and Jane coloring and activity books and Dick and Jane interactive books are on their way.
We left Dick and Jane with a discussion regarding a business opportunity for Dick. For purposes of our continued character development, we will assume that Dick decided to go for the job and take the new position and ownership interest in the company. As expected, a threatening letter arrived from the attorney for his old company. The letter references the existing covenant not to compete and contains several threats about litigation. Dick is nervous and wondering what to do.
My husband, who is American born and …errr, a tiny bit older than me… remembers the reading primers very well and found them boring. But the inevitable backlash against Dick and Jane gave us Dr. What do British Romantic Era poets and video games have in common? Teodora Zareva asks at Big Think.