Amulet, Book 1: The Stonekeeper
Graphic novel star Kazu Kibuishi creates a world of terrible, man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, a talking fox, a giant robot---and two ordinary children on a mission.After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather,... show more
Graphic novel star Kazu Kibuishi creates a world of terrible, man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, a talking fox, a giant robot---and two ordinary children on a mission.After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather, but the strange house proves to be dangerous. Before long, a sinister creature lures the kids' mom through a door in the basement. Em and Navin, desperate not to lose her, follow her into an underground world inhabited by demons, robots, and talking animals.Eventually, they enlist the help of a small mechanical rabbit named Miskit. Together with Miskit, they face the most terrifying monster of all, and Em finally has the chance to save someone she loves.
Publish date: January 1st 2008
Pages no: 187
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Middle Grade
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
Series: Amulet (#1)
I love, love, love the art. The characters are so cool, especially the snarky robot. The rabbit is the cutest badass I've ever seen. The storyline is interesting and surprised me several times. I just couldn't see some twists at all. It's also a lot darker than I expected it to be. And then there is...
I picked up the first six volumes in this series for free. Apparently, it was when volume seven was about to be released and Scholastic offer the first six via Kindle for free. The series chronicles the adventures of Emily, her brother Navin, and their mother as they try to adjust...
Classic fantasy in comic formThe Stonekeeper is a throwback to the old school fantasy that pulled no punches and left kids traumatized like The Never-ending Story. (Gods, I love that movie.) This prologue is brutal! The action is very well done, especially when using Kindles comic view. Helps give i...
For those of you who don't know, my kids are both reluctant readers. This is hard for me because I am such an avid reader. And it drives me crazy to read what "experts" say about how to make your kids readers. Yes, I read to my kids starting from the very beginning (and enjoyed it very much btw). We...
First of all, I got the first six volumes free for the Kindle. I hate the Kindle online reader for comics, so I'm reading these on my Kindle Paperwhite. Which means no color, which means it's not the ideal way in which to read these, but there you go. It doesn't even matter. The drawings ar...