Saturday is a lavishly-illustrated, king-sized graphic novel about an imaginative little girl named India McGreevy, her parents Fred and Elizabeth, an awful swamp of a week, and the wild ride back to almost normal. It’s the story of creativity running wild, then poked, prodded and taunted into submission, and finally running wild again. It’s about how frustrating and lonely it feels to be stuck, in any sense of the word. And it’s about needing help and getting it, sometimes from unexpected and wonderful places.

 

Saturday has everything you could want in a book, assuming what you want is a lot of crazy drawings, a traveling circus, a mechanic with a prosthetic leg, and the world’s largest crocodile.

 Did I mention this book was big? Like, really big. Each page is 11" x 17", which means that when it's open this book is 11" x 34". That's like a horizon. Or the waistline of a fat horse.

Did I mention this book was big? Like, really big. Each page is 11" x 17", which means that when it's open this book is 11" x 34". That's like a horizon. Or the waistline of a fat horse.