Topic : "Graphic novels"

Stories told in pictures or art and text combined.

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Image currently unavailable 825 : 10 little insects by Cali, Davide & Pianina, V (ill)
10 intelligent insects, each with something to hide, are invited to a secluded island for the weekend. One by one, unusual things start to happen and they begin tracking a murderer.
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Image currently unavailable 6682 : Adventures of Scarygirl, The by Jurevicius, Nathan
Abandoned on a remote peninsula, Scarygirl is rescued by Blister, a large friendly octopus. Blister and Scarygirl become best friends. But no one knows where Scarygirl came from, or who she really is, and her dreams are full of strange and disturbing visions.
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Image currently unavailable 8120 : Arrival, The by Tan, Shaun
The Arrival gives us great insight into the process of leaving your homeland and trying to find a new place in the world. The journey can be frightening, inspiring and emotional for all displaced persons. Many stories are told through Tan's illustrations.
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No book cover. 7030 : As you like it by Shakespeare, William & Appignanesi, Richard (adapt)
An unconventional love story transposed to modern-day China where rural and urban worlds collide, following the trials and tribulations of the characters from court to country in their quest for love. Graphic novel illustrated by Chie Kutsuwada.
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Image currently unavailable 17171 : Beowulf: graphic novel by Hinds, Gareth (adapt)
Gareth Hinds' Beowulf is a beautiful graphic novel, with some violent scenarios, remaining true to the classic Norse saga about Beowulf. He tackles a dragon with tragic consequences leaving questions about the real cost of his sacrifice.
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No book cover. 1982 : Bloodhound boys, The by Cranna, Andrew
The undead world has many dangerous creatures, many of which Rocky the werewolf and Vince the vampire meet in their search to find who has robbed the city's blood bank.
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Image currently unavailable 121898 : Bow-wow bugs a bug by Newgarden, Mark & Cash, Megan Montague
Bow-wow may look like an average terrier, one that will face down every foe. However, there is one foe that Bow-Wow finds not only annoying but unusual. Bow-wow experiences the full gamut of emotions in this surreal, visual adventure.
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No book cover. 51852 : Coliseum con, The: graphic novel by Stilton, Geronimo
The Pirate Cats are up to no good, again. This time, Bonzo and company travel to Rome, in the year 80 AD, for the opening of the Colosseum, Rome's largest amphitheatre. The evil felines want the world to think that they designed the Coliseum, and to infiltrate the Senate by posing as nobility. Geronimo and friends must hop into their speedy time machine and expose the cats' wily plot.
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No book cover. 2889 : Dinosaurs in action: graphic novel by Stilton, Geronimo
With the help of Professor Volt, Geronimo has been able to foil the Pirate Cats' plans time and time again. The Pirate Cats decide to get rid of the professor, kidnapping him and leaving him in the Cretaceous Period, a time when the earth was occupied by dinosaurs. Geronimo and his friends must travel back in time one hundred and forty million years to save Professor Volt from literally becoming a part of history.
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No book cover. 5801 : Discovery of America, The: graphic novel by Stilton, Geronimo
Geronimo Stilton travels through time to defend history from his arch nemeses, the Pirate Cats. These devious felines plan to travel back in time to change history and make them supreme rulers of Mouse Island. To stop the Pirate cats and save all of the mice on Mouse Island, Geronimo joins Christopher Columbus on his voyage from Italy to America in 1492.
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Image currently unavailable 5978 : Dreamwalker by Carmody, Isobelle & Woolman, Steven (ill)
Ken's ambition was to be a comic-book artist using lifelike drawings and real stories. When he wakes from a dream, one of his characters claims to have imagined him. Ken must find who is the dreamer and who was the dream.
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Image currently unavailable 34160 : Excalibur, the legend of King Arthur (graphic novel) by Lee, Tony & Hart, Sam (ill)
Arthur Pendragon frees the enchanted sword, Cliburn, from its rocky sheath and fights to save his kingdom from King Ulric. When Arthur marries Guinevere, Merlin the magician, agrees to help Arthur forget his true love, Vivianne, the Lady of the Lake. The legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table unfolds dramatically in this action-packed, graphic novel. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
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Image currently unavailable 4299 : Flotsam by Wiesner, David
A boy finds a box brownie at the beach. Inside are the photos of all the people who have found this camera in the past and the marine scenes they shot before leaving the camera behind. He can choose to do the same or keep the camera.
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No book cover. 11940 : Following the trail of Marco Polo: graphic novel by Stilton, Geronimo
Geronimo Stilton must time travel to Khanbalik, or The City of Khan (modern day Beijing), in thirteenth century China, where he encounters Kublai Khan and Marco Polo. This time, Geronimo and friends must stop the Pirate Cats from corrupting Marco Polo's famous book, The Travels of Marco Polo, and changing history forever.
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No book cover. 1856 : Gentleman Jim by Briggs, Raymond
Jim Bloggs, a lavatory assistant, is dissatisfied with his life and wishes to rise above his station, if only he had more education. Encouraged by his wife, Hilda, he explores options such as being a cowboy. He finally settles on being a highwayman but not everyone sees his trusty steed, and his quest to rob the rich and give to the poor, in a positive light.
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No book cover. 77417 : Glister and the faerie host by Watson, Andi
Glister is sad - her mother is missing and Christmas just wouldn't be the same without her. Once Glister has ventured into Faerieland in search of her beloved lost mum, very strange things start to happen and her biggest challenge will be finding her way home again. Graphic novel format.
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Image currently unavailable 78051 : Glister: the family tree by Watson, Andi
Glister and her father live at Chilblain Hall, home to an orchard with a remarkable collection of trees. It includes the very special Butterworth Tree. It is said that when the Butterworth Tree blooms, a bumper crop of Butterworth relatives, from the past, present and future, will fall. Glister longs to have a big family. Graphic novel format.
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Image currently unavailable 28292 : Glister: the haunted teapot by Watson, Andi
Strange things happen around Glister Butterworth. One day, a teapot is delivered to her home and when Glister makes a cup of tea to share with her dad, they find they have uninvited company. An unhappy writer, Phillip Bulwark-Stratton, is haunting the teapot and demanding Glister's help to write on his behalf. Graphic novel format.
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Image currently unavailable 32610 : Glister: the house hunt by Watson, Andi
Glister lives in her family home, Chilblain Hall, where the wind squeals through the gaps in the window frames and anything can happen. When the chairman of the village-in-bloom competition insults Chilblain Hall, the house gets in a huff and disappears. Graphic novel format.
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Image currently unavailable 28041 : Goal-getter by Hardcastle, Michael & Moulder, Bob (ill)
Eddie loves playing football but his coach is always criticising him and the rest of the team don't give him any support. What's worse, his older brother, Matthew, is the best player in the school. But, when Matthew falls ill, the team need a striker to step in at the last moment. At last, this is Eddie's chance to prove himself.
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No book cover. 9753 : Great Ice Age, The: graphic novel by Stilton, Geronimo
When Geronimo's nemeses, the Pirate Cats, try to travel through time to the year 1889, they accidentally end up in 37993 BC. When the cats hear the legend of a Giant Woolly Mammoth and come up with a plan to capture it and bring it back to the present, making them famous for all time. Geronimo must travel to the Ice Age to stop the cats from changing history forever.
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Image currently unavailable 13712 : Hamlet by Shakespeare, William & Appignanesi, Richard (adapt)
It is 2017. Climate change has devastated the Earth which is now a cyberworld in constant dread of war. Denmark has grown prosperous but the King has recently died. Young Prince Hamlet's grief over his father's death turns to something far darker when the ghost of his father appears to him. Graphic novel illustrated by Emma Vieceli.
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Image currently unavailable 8309 : Hobbit: an illustrated edition, The by Tolkien & Wenzel, D (ill) & Dixon, C & Deming, S (adapt)
Prelude to The Lord of the Rings series in which Bilbo Baggins, at the request of the great wizard, Gandalf, sets off on an adventure fraught with danger. Nasty things adventures, they often make you miss dinner. Bilbo reclaims the dwarves' treasure and discovers the all-powerful ring that binds them all.
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Image currently unavailable 40871 : Invention of Hugo Cabret, The by Selznick, Brian
Hugo is an orphan, clock keeper and thief, living in a Parisian railway station at the turn of the 19th century. The story, in words and pictures, includes the invention of the earliest moving pictures and automatons. A hidden message from a dead father is the key to this spellbinding mystery.
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No book cover. 21036 : Julius Caesar by Shakespeare, William & Appignanesi, Richard (adapt)
A soothsayer warns Julius Caesar but Caesar, grown arrogant on military victory, assumes the people will acclaim his dictatorship. Staunch republicans, Brutus and Cassius, conspire to assassinate him. Civil war follows, as Antony and Ocatavius seek revenge. Graphic novel illustrated by Mustashrik.
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Image currently unavailable 13711 : King Lear by Shakespeare, William & Hinds, Gareth (adapt & ill)
An exciting graphic novel version of William Shakespeare's great tragedy that faithfully follows the original play. The use of Shakespeare's original language, some violence and adult concepts require mature readers.
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Image currently unavailable 42446 : Listener, The by Laird, Elizabeth & Hazelwood, Pauline (ill)
When Gavin arrives at his grandmother's house, she is nowhere to be found. Thoughts of the football match he is missing and seeing his mates seem insignificant as he realises that he has to find her and soon. Heavy snow is falling and it is getting dark. A trail of footsteps in the snow provides a vital clue and help comes in an unexpected way.
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Image currently unavailable 48081 : Little prince, The by Sfar, Joann & Ardizonne, Sarah (trans)
A stunning, graphic adaptation from Antoine de Saint-Exupery's classic children's book, Le Petit Prince, which tells the whimsical story of an airman's discovery of a very appealing, small boy from another planet. A thought-provoking allegory of the human condition.
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No book cover. 2726 : Macbeth by Shakespeare, William & Appignanesi, Richard (adapt)
Set in a future post-nuclear world reclaimed by Samurai warriors, three witches plant the seed of criminal ambition in the warlord, Macbeth. Spurred on by Lady Macbeth, he embarks on a killing spree of former friends and rivals until, in a final confrontation, he realises too late that the witches have deceived him. Graphic novel, illustrated by Robert Deas.
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No book cover. 14518 : Malice: you can't escape by Wooding, Chris & Chernett, Dan (ill)
When Luke goes missing, his friends are dragged into the terrifying world of Malice, the underground comic. The evil Tall Jake takes children into a fantasy world where they can really die. It takes heroes like Seth and the loyalty of Kady to survive the violent, brutal comic-book pages. Be prepared to be very scared.
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Image currently unavailable 20436 : Matthew's goals by Hardcastle, Michael & Moulder, Bob (ill)
Matthew doesn't care about anything as much as football. What's more, he's the best player in the whole school. But his mother has banned him from playing and she doesn't seem to care if he misses the most important match of the season. The whole team are depending on him.
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No book cover. 56115 : Merchant of Venice, The by Shakespeare, William & Hinds, Gareth (adapt)
William Shakespeare's play 'The Merchant of Venice' is adapted as a graphic novel in a chic, modern setting.
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Image currently unavailable 956 : Midsummer night's dream, A by Shakespeare, William & Appignanesi, Richard (adapt)
In an enchanted moonlit forest in modern Athens, meddlesome fairies play havoc with the lives and loves of four young Athenian lovers and a troupe of amateur actors. Graphic novel illustrated by Kate Brown.
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Image currently unavailable 44895 : Mirrormask by Gaiman, Neil & McKean, Dave (ill)
Raised in a family of circus performers, Helena has always dreamed of leading a more ordinary life. When she is drawn into a strange and magical realm, her real life is stolen by a runaway from the other side. Helena must rescue the realm from chaos in order to win back her not-so-ordinary life. Told in graphic novel style.
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Image currently unavailable 30857 : Missile mouse: the star crusher by Parker, Jake
Well-illustrated, sophisticated comic or simplistic graphic novel, in which Missile Mouse, risk taker and rule-breaking, secret agent for the Galctic Security Agency, takes on his sworn enemies at RIP. They use diabolical gadgets, violent weapons and every sneaky trick possible to save or destroy the universe.
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No book cover. 111113 : Monster planet by Odgers, Sally & Thomas, Georgina (ill)
Series about kids involved in Inter-Galactic adventures with the Arkies, Spartans, Halycrusians and Space sport. Some books are in graphic novel form.
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Image currently unavailable 15430 : Mostly true story of Matthew and Trim by Golds, Cassandra & Axelsen, Stephen (ill)
Mostly true account of the tragic but inspiring life of Matthew Flinders and his cat, Trim. They relate their adventures, as they map and explore Australia, and their eventful return to England. Graphic novel.
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Image currently unavailable 1836 : Mouse bird snake wolf by Almond, David & McKean, Dave (ill)
In a safe and calm world, three children conjure, from twigs and leaves and stones, a mousy thing, a chirpy thing, and a twisty legless thing. But as the children's ideas grow bolder, the power of their visions proves greater and more dangerous than they, or the gods, could ever have imagined.
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Image currently unavailable 50388 : Moving the goalposts by Childs, Rob & Rees, Gary (ill)
For Sam, playing football is easy. He's the star goalkeeper and a key member of the team. But, writing and schoolwork are another matter. When Sam is chosen to read his match report in front of the whole school, the prospect fills him with dread. Sam is dyslexic and not all his teachers or peers are understanding.
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Image currently unavailable 1799 : Nelly gang, The by Axelsen, Stephen
Fun, dastardly plans, at least one villain and a pet goat entertain amid the danger. Can Nelly rescue her father from the clutches of Captain Sunbeam. Will the children escape each of several close shaves with their lives. And who will get the gold.
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No book cover. 1693 : Ordeal by innocence by Christie, Agatha & Riviera, Francois (adapt)
Wealthy Rachel Armstrong was struck on the back of the head by a heavy, iron poker and died instantly. Everything points to her estranged, adopted son, Jacko. His alibi that he was picked up by a stranger cannot be confirmed. Jacko is sentenced and dies in prison. But, one day, the stranger returns and the case is reopened because Jacko couldn't have done it. Beautifully illustrated by Chandre.
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Image currently unavailable 832 : Ponyo by Miyazaki, Hayao
A modern adaptation of the little mermaid's story translated from the Japanese and beautifully illustrated by award winning animation director, Hayao Miyazaki. Sosuke, a young boy, lives high on a cliff overlooking the sea and rescues a little fish he calls Ponyo. Ponyo becomes a real girl and they are firm friends until her sorcerer father forces her to return to the sea. But, Sosuke's heart is pure and true and brave.
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Image currently unavailable 25185 : Rapunzel's revenge by Hale, Shannon & Dean & Hale, Nathan (ill)
A fun reworking of the Rapunzel fairy tale that boasts a strong-willed, plucky heroine in an Old West setting. Expect oodles of hair-braid-lassoing as Punzie takes on the bad dudes and even finds the time to fall in love. Graphic novel.
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Image currently unavailable 63242 : Raven's gate: the graphic novel by Horowitz, Anthony
Sent to Yorkshire on a rehabilitation programme, Matt finds himself in the midst of a conspiracy of witchcraft and murder, and that he, alone, stands between the forces of evil and the annihilation of humanity. Featuring striking, high-contrast black-and-white art, this distinctive graphic novel captures the requisite brooding atmosphere. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 and above.
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Image currently unavailable 3045 : Red Ted and the lost things by Rosen, Michael & Stewart, Joel (ill)
One day, a little bear named Red Ted is accidentally left on the seat of a train by his owner and ends up in the place for lost things. He doesn't despair, however, he puts his mind to work. With the help of his new friends, a pessimistic crocodile and a cat with a fondness for cheese, Ted finds his way home to the little girl who loves and misses him.
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Image currently unavailable 66479 : Reflections of a solitary hamster by Desbordes, Astrid & Martin, Pauline (ill)
Meet Hamster, completely self-obsessed and passionate about waffles. Join him and his friends, kindly Mole, diffident Hedgehog, selflessly generous Snail and super-confident Rabbit as they prepare for a celebration, set to change everybody's lives. A deceptively simple book includes philosophical musings on life.
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No book cover. 5826 : Savage, The: graphic novel by Almond, David
An extraordinary graphic novel that confronts raw grief visually and through the words of Blue Baker, devestated at the loss of his father and offended by the patronising support he is offered. Blue's grief is angry and violent and inconsolable. Strangely though Blue does find relief from his suffering and the record of his journey is here. Strong language and images used in context.
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No book cover. 10361 : Secret of the Sphinx, The: graphic novel by Stilton, Geronimo
Geronimo Stilton and friends must travel back in time to Ancient Egypt. The Pirate cats, jealous that the face of a man was placed on the body of the Sphinx, are determined to coerce the Pharaoh into changing the face of this monument. It's up to Geronimo to travel back in time and stop the Pirate Cats before it's too late.
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Image currently unavailable 96461 : Shake a leg by Pryor, Boori Monty & Ormerod, Jan
When three young boys go to a pizza parlour and meet an Aboriginal chef who can speak Italian and make a deadly pizza, they're in for a surprise, learning about aboriginal culture in a light-hearted and humorous manner with eye-catching graphic novel style illustrations.
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No book cover. 122732 : Skeleton key, The: graphic novel by Horowitz, Anthony & Kanako (ill) & Yuzuro (ill)
Featuring stunning, full-colour, Manga-style art and all the high-octane, action-packed adventure Alex Rider fans have come to expect.
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No book cover. 11327 : Slog's dad by Almond, David & McKean, Dave (ill)
Slog's father is dead and he knows it. But, when he sees the scruffy man outside the butcher shop, Slog knows that it's his father who has returned to see him, just as he promised. But, Davie, his best friend, is just as convinced that this man is a fake.
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Image currently unavailable 51571 : Tempest, The by Shakespeare, William & Appignanesi, Richard (adapt)
Prospero, robbed of his dukedom, has been marooned for many years on a wild island with his daughter, Miranda. He applies his magic skills to contrive a shipwreck and take revenge on his usurping brother and the faction who exiled him. But, it is the power of love that finally triumphs. Graphic novel illustrated by Paul Duffield.
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Image currently unavailable 91635 : Twilight zone: the midnight sun, The by Serling, Rod & Kneece, Mark (adapt) & Spay, Anthony (ill)
Set in a New York of the not-too-distant future, the sweltering, thirsty citizens attempt to cope with the extreme heat as the end of the world approaches. A female artist and her neighbour are helpless against the elements and the armed looters. But, in the Twilight Zone, there's always a twist.
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Image currently unavailable 26307 : Vermonia: call of the winged panther by Yoyo
Evil Lord Uro's soldiers have kidnapped and imprisoned Mel, far away from her friends and her home on the planet of Blue Star. Her friends pledge to find her and continue on their fated journey through the Turtle Realm. Their destiny has long ago been foretold in an ancient prophecy. Japanese Manga novel. Series best read in book order.
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Image currently unavailable 42774 : Vermonia: quest for the silver tiger by Yoyo
The planet of Vermonia has fallen to General Uro's army. On Earth, four twelve year old friends have no idea that the time has come for them to fulfil an ancient prophecy. To save the kidnapped and imprisoned Mel Doug, Naomi and Jim need to release their own, true warrior spirit. Japanese Manga novel. Series best read in book order.
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Image currently unavailable 2770 : Vermonia: release of the red phoenix by Yoyo
General Uro's reign of terror continues to spread through Turtle Realm. Doug, Naomi and Jim, are brought to a village, burning under Uro's evil command. Naomi must become one with her warrior spirit to help put out the destructive flames and free Mel who is trapped in a bubble. Japanese Manga novel. Series best read in book order.
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Image currently unavailable 18910 : Vermonia: the Rukan prophecy by Yoyo
The battle for Vermonia continues and depends on the courage of four friends. Japanese Manga novel. Series best read in book order.
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Image currently unavailable 50907 : Vermonia: the warrior's trial by Yoyo
The Blue Star Warriors enter the core of Xandan Island in a desperate attempt to protect the Pillar of Thunder. Jim and Doug must pass through the Lake of Wishes, where whatever they long for most will be used against them. Even with the help of their animal guardians, they may not be able to save the Turtle Realm from falling into darkness. Series best read in book order.
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No book cover. 11424 : Who stole the Mona Lisa: graphic novel by Stilton, Geronimo
When Geronimo Stilton finds out that the Pirate Cats are going back in time to Venice in 1517, he knows they must be after one thing, the famous Mona Lisa painting. Geronimo must travel to Renaissance Italy to stop the Pirate Cats from stealing it. But, the Pirate Cats have an ace up their sleeve. Someone in Geronimo's crew is an imposter.
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