Blancaflor by Nadja Spiegelman and Sergio Garcia Sanchez is a graphic novel retelling of an old Latin American folktale, a fable about the unseen work of women. Blancaflor is the daughter of an ogre who uses her powers to save her love, a very handsome but rather stupid prince, from her father’s tricks. Unfortunately, the prince doesn’t realize Blancaflor has helped him and simply believes he goes through the world with an inordinate amount of luck. In order to keep his love, Blancaflor must tell the truth about her own power and strength. This is a captivating tale, told through detailed illustrations and witty dialogue. (Graphic Novel)