Monday, November 28, 2016

The Only Living Boy: Prisoner of the Patchwork Planet-ADVISABLE

Gallaher, David, The Only Living Boy: Prisoner of the Patchwork Planet. pgs. 80. PaperCuts, 2016.  $8.99. GRAPHIC NOVEL. Language: G, Mature Content: PG, Violence: PG

When 12-year-old, Erik, ran away, he wound up in an alternate world of New York City, complete with monstrous creatures with enormous teeth and an evil-looking dragon sitting atop the Empire State Building. When Erik gets knocked out while fighting the creatures, he wakes up to find himself imprisoned. Can he escape his captors? Will he make it back to his dimension?

The illustrations are detailed and life-like. The story works well with the comic book format. Action-packed fantasy/science fiction adventure and graphic novel fans will love reading this book. EL, MS. ADVISABLE. Reviewer: Kira M, Youth Services Librarian, WHI Public Library.

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