Search Results: "Kazu Kibuishi"


BOOK REVIEW

ESCAPE FROM LUCIEN by Kazu Kibuishi
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"A page-turner that gives the heroic Stonekeepers plenty of chances to show their stuff and moves the main story along an inch or two. (Graphic fantasy. 10-12)"
Wraithlike attackers force a mass evacuation and a cryptic prophecy's meaning begins to clear in this headlong continuation of Kibuishi's deservedly popular series. Read full book review >

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COPPER by Kazu Kibuishi
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"For thoughtful readers, this whimsical pastiche of imagination and dreams may be just the ticket. (Graphic fiction. 9-12)"
First introduced as a webcomic and then in the Flight anthologies, wide-eyed Copper and his fretful dog Fred smoothly transition into their own collection of tales. Read full book review >

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THE STONEKEEPER'S CURSE by Kazu Kibuishi
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Stay tuned. (Graphic fantasy. 10-12)"
The quest to find a cure for her poisoned mother sets young Emily to battling not only minions of the evil Elf King but also the enticements of the power-hungry magical amulet that has fallen into her possession. Read full book review >

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PRINCE OF THE ELVES by Kazu Kibuishi
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Fine worldbuilding, with high adventure aplenty and characters and plotlines that continue to develop intriguing twists. (Graphic fantasy. 10-12)"
In this popular series' latest episode, an ambush by the masked elf king's ally Max Griffin leads Emily to a disturbing revelation about the mysterious voice that speaks through her own amulet. Read full book review >

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THE CLOUD SEARCHERS by Kazu Kibuishi
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Anticipate readers clamoring for the next episode. (Graphic fantasy. 9 & up)"
In this third installment of the Amulet series, Kibuishi maintains the lightning pace that propelled the previous two volumes. Read full book review >

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EXPLORER by Kazu Kibuishi
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"Superb. (Graphic short-story anthology. 7-12)"
An outstanding out-of-the box anthology from renowned comics veteran Kibuishi. Read full book review >

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THE STONEKEEPER by Kazu Kibuishi
ADVENTURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Fans of Jeff Smith's Bone will happily fret with the good guys and hiss at the baddies. (Graphic fantasy. 10-12)"
With many a SZZT! Read full book review >

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THE HIDDEN DOORS by Kazu Kibuishi
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Another worthy entry in a series of themed collections that places production and storytelling on equally high pedestals. (Graphic short stories. 7-12)"
Enticing doorways give these seven new graphic shorts a common element. Read full book review >

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FLIGHT EXPLORER by Kazu Kibuishi
ADVENTURE
Released: March 25, 2008

"Like Kibuishi's Flight series for adults, this is likely to 'fly' off library shelves—and also set up a clamor both for future volumes and for the full-length ones in which many of these characters already star. (Graphic short stories. 7-10)"
A welcome addition to the still-thin ranks of graphic fiction for younger children, this collection offers ten entertaining new tales from as many authors. Read full book review >