February 1st, 2015
Released: Jan 31, 2015
Size: 167 MB
Seller: Dan Hare
Hilda Bewildered by Slap Happy Larry
DescriptionFrom the creators of The Artifacts and Midnight Feast, Hilda Bewildered is a brand new illustrated short story for deep-thinking adolescent readers.
Somewhere in a non-specified European country, Princess Hilda comes of age. She must deliver a prepared speech at midnight tonight, charged with the task of opening winter. Unfortunately for Hilda, she is terrified of speaking in front of a live audience.
Put on your close-reading hats for this one. Prepare a cup of peppermint tea, find the coldest time of day, then plug in some headphones to fully appreciate the beautiful soundtrack.
HILDA BEWILDERED THEMES AND IDEAS:
The nature of celebrity
Constant surveillance/Imaginary Audience Syndrome
The stochastic nature of birthright
Beauty and self-image
Grass is greener feelings
The language of advertising
Fear of public speaking
Finding inner strength
Loneliness among crowds
32 pages of story
Painterly style of artwork
Hand-coded interactive book
Original soundtrack composed for this story by Chris Hurn
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