Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword
Publish date: 2010-11-01
Publisher: Amulet Books
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Middle Grade
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
What a remarkable comic book! Once I picked it up, I couldn't set it down. Until I finished it. Mirka is a young girl in Hereville, a town of Orthodox Jews. While the rest around her study and learn the skills they'll need in their adult lives, she dreams of fighting dragons. A chance discovery on...
Okay this book is like 6 shades of awesome. It’s just freaking wonderful. See Mirka wants to slay dragons, but her stepmother (who is not evil) just wants her to learn how to knit. Mirka is also an Orthodox Jew so there is a certain issue about her future. Then one day she sees a wit...
A fun, charming graphic novel based in folklore. The art isn't all that attractive, something about it turns me off. But it works to tell the story, and overall it's a fun read.
This is the best graphic novel I've ever read.