WHY WE LOVE IT: Whether you re of claw, wing or scale, fairy tales and fables never cease to warm our hearts and fill our imaginations. Every year, we look forward to Archaia s Free Comic Book Day MOUSE GUARD short story by Eisner Award-winning creator David Petersen. Now, four of the stunningly illustrated fables are collected for the first time, alongside two brand-new MOUSE GUARD tales in a beautiful hardcover. WHY YOU LL LOVE IT: If you like fantasy stories that not only feature action and adventure, but also a lot of heart, you ll instantly love MOUSE GUARD. Fans of J.K. Rowling s THE TALES OF BEEDLE THE BARD, STUFF OF LEGENDS, or classics like WIND IN THE WILLOWS will love this collection of tales meant to be read again and again. br/> WHAT IT S ABOUT: Every hero was once a child, listening to stories of the heroes who came before them. It is the same with the Mouse Guard. Six mouse fables are spun to a few familiar youngfurs, reminding us all to be brave, stay true to ourselves, and follow our hearts. Brand-new stories include "Service to Seyan," set in the land where Mouse warriors travel after death, and "Oh Day Away," a tale of the insect faeries of the Mouse world!