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The Lost Islands (Explorer Series #2)

The Lost Islands (Explorer Series #2)

by Kazu Kibuishi
The Lost Islands (Explorer Series #2)

The Lost Islands (Explorer Series #2)

by Kazu Kibuishi


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STARRED REVIEW *“New graphic tales, diverse of plot and atmosphere . . . First rate.” —Kirkus Reviews
STARRED REVIEW *“Kibuishi affirms his editorial savvy for amassing talented creators . . . funny, thoughtful, and just plain good stories.” —Publishers Weekly
STARRED REVIEW *“A great sequel . . . masterfully told and beautifully drawn.” —School Library Journal

Edited by the New York Times bestselling comics creator Kazu Kibuishi, The Lost Islands offers a collection of seven all-new stories written and illustrated by an award-winning roster of comics artists, with each story centered around the theme of hidden places.

This graphic anthology includes well-written, beautifully illustrated stories by:
  • Kibuishi Kazu (the Amulet series)
  • Jason Caffoe (the Flight series)
  • Raina Telgemeier (Drama and Smile)
  • Dave Roman (the Astronaut Academy series)
  • Jake Parker (the Missile Mouse series)
  • Michel Gagné (The Saga of Rex)
  • Katie and Steven Shanahan (the Flight series)
  • And up-and-coming artist Chrystin Garland
All seven author/artists tie their scary or exhilarating nautical adventures to metaphorical underpinnings. Captain Ahab–like obsession with catching the big one leads a sailor into a cave that is really a giant mouth. One young castaway meets a crab ghost. Another meets someone she never expected to see: an older version of herself. A young island girl is lured to join tiki-masked celebrants who turn out to be dead.

Beautifully drawn, each artist works in a different style, but all share humor, suspense, and a buoyant tone. Young readers will be entertained, and maybe a little scared, by this one-of-a-kind, alone-on-an-island tales of mystery and magic.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781419708831
Publisher: Amulet Books
Publication date: 10/15/2013
Series: Explorer , #2
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 148,951
Product dimensions: 6.18(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Kazu Kibuishi is the creator of Amulet, the award-winning New York Times bestselling graphic novel series, and the editor and art director of eight volumes of Flight, the influential Eisner-nominated anthology series. He lives in Alhambra, California.

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