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Errands turn magical in this exclusive excerpt from cozy fantasy graphic novel The Baker and the Bard

Glowing mushrooms just seem delightful

Cropped panels from Baker and the Bard
Image credit: Macmillan (Fern Haught)

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Have you ever wanted to go on a magical adventure? Well, we've got the graphic novel for you. Fern Haught's debut YA graphic novel The Baker and the Bard follows two best friends on an errand run. Of course, that errand run ends up turning into a magical adventure along the way. There is also a herd of giant caterpillars involved, in case you were wondering.

The Baker and the Bard is a perfect read for those who love cozy fantasy stories, and also features an uplifting storyline where a character is figuring out their nonbinary identity. If this sounds like the book for you, you wont have too long to wait, as The Baker and the Bard hits shelves on March 5. But if you can't wait until then, we've got an exclusive sneak peek from the book in the gallery below.

Fern Haught's The Baker and the Bard: A Cozy Fantasy Adventure will be published by Feiwei & Friends and will go on sale on March 5, 2024. Pre-order your copy from Barnes & Noble, Amazon, or Bookshop.org now.


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Tiffany Babb is Popverse's deputy editor and resident Sondheim enthusiast. Tiffany likes stories that understand genre conventions (whether they play into them or against them), and she cries very easily at the movies— but rarely at the moments that are meant to be tearjerkers.
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