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Windmill dragons : a Leah and Alan adventure : a TOON graphic

by Nytra, David, 1977-

Format: Print Book 2015
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 4 copies
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A Junior Library Guild Selection.

When Leah and Alan arrive in a chaotic land, they are the only people brave enough to try to set things right. Their path takes them through a magical world full of ancient monsters and aging knights. Relying on each other and a good deal of luck, they find their way to Monster Island--but in their quest to restore order, will they lose everything?

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "The follow up to Nytra's lauded The Secret of the Stone Frog (2012) finds Leah and Alan once again searching for adventure. When their village's windmills magically turn into mechanical dragons, the heroic sister and brother go on a quest to rescue St. George the dragon slayer and return three legendary beasts, which guard wind, earth, and water, to their habitats to restore the natural balance. Alan and Leah easily move from task to task, and while that makes the plot seem elementary at times, Nytra's astonishing artwork, from the sweeping set pieces to intriguing character design, makes the voyage worthwhile. Each page is expertly illustrated with thin india ink lines and intricate crosshatching. Nytra methodically details, for example, discernable scales on each of the dragons. The varied environments are equally remarkable, as rough waves lap over Alan and Leah's laughing demonic boat, and roiling clouds slump heavily in the background. The black-and-white palette only accentuates the vivid details and shading, which makes this book resemble some archaic treasure. Another surreal and ingenious journey.--Blenski, Peter Copyright 2015 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Nytra, David, 1977- Leah and Alan adventure.
Subjects Brothers and sisters -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction.
Monsters -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Monsters -- Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
Monsters -- Fiction.
Cartoons and comics.
Graphic novels.
Fantasy comics.
Publisher New York :2015
Language English
Description 113 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
ISBN 9781935179887
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