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Explorer
The Mystery Boxes
Explorer
Authors: Edited by Kazu Kibuishi
Imprint: Amulet Books
ISBN: 1-4197-0009-X
EAN: 9781419700095
Availability: In Stock
Publishing Date: 3/1/2012
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 128
Cover: Paperback
Illustrations: Full-color illustrations
Price:
$10.95
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About the book
Seven clever stories answer one simple question: what’s in the box?

Funny, fantastic, spooky, and suspenseful, each of these unique and beautifully illustrated short graphic works revolves around a central theme: a mysterious box and the marvels—or mayhem—inside. Artists include middle school favorites Kazu Kibuishi, Raina Telgemeier (Smile), and Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy), as well as Jason Caffoe, Stuart Livingston, Johane Matte, Rad Sechrist (all contributors to the groundbreaking comics anthology series Flight), and upcoming artist Emily Carroll.

 

 

Praise for Explorer: Mystery Boxes
STARRED REVIEW
"An outstanding out-of-the box anthology from renowned comics veteran Kibuishi. With eye-popping full-color art and palettes ranging from candy-colored to ethereal earth tones, this is both a visual feast for the eyes and a healthy helping of thought for the soul. Superb.”
Kirkus Reviews, starred review
 
STARRED REVIEW
"Coherent for all its variety, there will be something here for most readers."
School Library Journal, starred review
 

 


About the author
Kazu Kibuishi is the creator of Amulet, the award-winning middle school graphic novel series, and the editor and art director of eight volumes of Flight, the influential, Eisner-nominated graphic anthology. His earlier work Daisy Kutter was named a YALSA Best Book for Young Adults. He lives in Alhambra, California.


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