The Stonekeeper has ratings and reviews. Patrick said: A fun graphic novel. It’s probably YA, or middle grade. But I still enjoyed it pretty. Almost too clever and poignant, Amulet is, on the surface, about Kazu Kibuishi, Author Amulet: The Stonekeeper Kazu K $ (p) ISBN. Tragic events kick off action-packed graphic novel fantasy. Read Common Sense Media’s The Stonekeeper: Amulet, Book 1 review, age rating, and parents guide.

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He sends a servant to request the Guardian Council’s help, when he talks to them asking them to help him fight off the voice. The artwork was absolutely gorgeous, Kibuishi is a very talented artist. Generally though this isn’t the strongest comic you’ll find stoonekeeper the market for kids today.

Which is not to say that there aren’t new ideas as well. How old is your kid? At the beginning of the series, Navin is childish and a little immature, but matures over the series. Apr 25, Nat rated it liked stone,eeper Shelves: I think this would be a good segue if you’re someone who’s never read manga before, since this didn’t feel wholly Japanese, but it also didn’t feel completely Stonekefper either.

In the first book, he had attempted to force Emily into defeating his father, the Elf King, through the kidnapping of her mom. Emily is a cool female lead. The rest of the book however does not continue on that emotional level. Like adding a pink bunny would somehow make it more relatable to the kids.

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This was just fun, imaginative fantasy with magic, robots, an alternate reality, and the cutest bunny ever: It’s quite an adventure! When his stonekeepe, guard of the jail that the Elf King was kept imprisoned, was killed when the Elf King lost control of his powers, Leon decided to avenge him and worked for the Guardian Council to defeat him, and so looked for Emily per their request. But a commitment to your family’s past doesn’t mean that stonnekeeper can’t find your own way in the world.

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The amulet then helps them escape. I loved the art. As the children hide from the monster, the amulet tells Emily that to save their mother they must find the house where Silas lives. A family a mom with her two kids moves to a small town syonekeeper a tragedy. There is little hope in his dark world as Kibuishi removes Emily and Navin’s frame of safety.

He steals it, revealing his true stonekeepeg to the nation of the Elves. Check out the top books stonekesper the year on our page Best Books of The webcomic artist and noted critic Scott McCloud has said that some of Kazu Kibuishi’s work is so beautifully drawn that “it hurts my hands when I look at it”.

They are repeatedly pursued by shadows, stonekesper organisms that need hosts to survive, and one takes over their classmate. The people of Kanalis have been slowly turning into animals over years due to a curse, as the newcomers discover. In the fifth book, they find out that it was the Voice. It’s darker than I had expected it to be.

I found this story to be amulrt overall exciting and exhilarating adventure, And I’m really interested to find out more about this world. Emily is very interested by this old house, particularly one room upstairs in which she finds a beautiful necklace with a very pretty stone in it. I am going to knock it down to 2.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. In the second book, he defeats Luger by controlling the house-robot of Silas.

While exploring Silas’s library, Emily finds a stone amulet that had been hidden in a table, and Navin helps tie it around her neck. Emily’s cool find is soon overshadowed by a very strange first night in the house.


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Trivia About The Stonekeeper I was not disappointed however. They enter memories of Trellis’ childhood that his father had Gabilan take away from Trellis, and learn that the “dark shadows”, whom the Voice is one of, were created by stonekerper from a dead planet who are intent on taking over Alledia.

Emily and Navin’s life has taken a turn for the better, or worse, depending on whom you talk to. Books by Kazu Kibuishi. Strange noises lure them to the basement, and Emily’s mom is kidnapped by a gruesome tentacled monster.

Fredericksburg, VA The most important detail of the book is that it’s a well-done example of a swashbuckling fantasy adventure, which can be hard to find. Other books in the series. It says a lot that after that start, this still ranks 4 stars.

In the seventh book, he mentioned that he didn’t like leaving Emily with Gabilan, as he was once a father and had a father’s instinct.

Families can talk about graphic novels. Emily is sent to the void, which is a simulation which the stonekeepers have to survive. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Not very many novels, let alone a graphic novel, stir up a visible emotional response from me for example: If you have an year old at home I would highly recommend giving this to them.

Then they all enter the void and talk to the voice where it promptly undoes all that it has done, killing him.