Elsewhere chronicles gn 2009 graphic universe comic books. The story, created by the team of bannister and nykko warning. Rebecca is dangerously ill, and a ghost that only she can see seems to be telling her that the cure is to return to elsewhere. Narnia, the earths centre, mars erb novels, venus, and the looking glass world have given us adventure. Bannister and nykko have created a remarkable thrilogy guided by the adventurous children max, rebecca, noah and theo. The parting by nykko illus bannister 1may2012 paperback. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. In elsewhere they meet monsters, wicked spies called shadows, and strangers.
Gr 47rebecca, max, theo, and noah may be back home, but life hasnt been easy for them. Nykko is the author of several graphic novel series, including the elsewhere chronicles les enfants dailleurs, originally published in french by dupuis, which won the 2007 lyon festival youth prize. I discovered the first couple of books at our local library and our oldest liked them so much, i put the next few on hold right away. The elsewhere chronicles is a great story for readers from ages eight and up, but is written for all ages, including teens and older. This is the first book in the elsewhere chronicles series of graphic novels by nykko and bannister.
Both editions will feature the endpapers and the other art created by bannister for the series. The book opens with rebecca in intensive care, suffering from an ailment contracted while in elsewhere. All the elsewhere chronicles books in order toppsta. Lerner publishing group is one of the nations largest independently owned childrens. Max, rebecca, noah, and theo discover an old movie projector that opens a passage to a fantastic world where the friends must rely on one another to stay safe and find their way back home. Heres a look at some of the beautiful art created by bannister and coloured by corentin jaffre. The shadow door released by graphic universe on april 1, 2009. The first three books in the nine book series the elsewhere chronicles were published in english by graphic universe early this spring. Book 1 in the series is the elsewhere chronicles 5.
After escaping from the master of shadows, max, rebecca. Max has joined a bike gang, and noah and theo have spent the last nine months building a new hideout. This is not to disparage the elsewhere chronicles or vol 3. Rebecca was adopted from rwanda and is a mischievous tomboy. The shadow door the elsewhere chronicles by nykko and bannister jan 1, 2009. Gorgeous and brilliant the story is absolutely one of the best around the more i read, the more impressed i. My quick synopses nonspoilerish of the first two books in the amber chronicles with my thoughts, and then of course you wanted that rambling section about the writing quality, right. The first book traces the rise of the jewish people from adam, and afterward gives an account of the reign of david. Author jacqueline west talks about the books of elsewhere series video duration. The shadow spies released by graphic universe on april 1, 2009. Its in her adoptive grandfathers home that rebecca and the others find a mysterious portal to another world. In the elsewhere chronicles, rebecca, noah, max, and theo discover. Because of that, she was able to become good friends with max, theo, and noah. If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title eg.
However brief this series was, it was still filled with its share of danger, mystery, action, and even tragedy. This is the third book in the elsewhere chronicles series of graphic novels by nykko and bannister. The shadow spies, the master of shadows, and several more. The books of chronicles are, in a great measure, repetitions of what is in the books of samuel and of the kings, yet there are some excellent useful things in them which we find not elsewhere. Bannister was born in 1973 and has been creating graphic novels since the age of 17. Although it is advertised as a comic book series for kids, i really cant recommend the elsewhere chronicles. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Books in the elsewhere chronicles series wheelers books. In addition to the story, the art makes a visual feast for. This is the first book in the elsewhere chronicles series of graphic novels by nykko. The calling book 4, will be released in april 2010 and will play some time after the happenings in the first three books.
It is not the best book on the market but it holds its own and continues to grow while other titles which may have been better. Noah noah collects and sells action figures at school and online. Hes always wished there were more adventure in his life, just like in the fantasy stories he loves. Nykko bannister jaffre carol klio burrell four friends discover a movie projector that opens a passageway into a world threatened by creatures of shadow, where their only weapon is light. The fourth volume of the series, the elsewhere chronicles. The shadow door words by nykko, art by bannister and colours by jaffre published june 2009 lerner publishing. The elsewhere chronicles series lerner publishing group. Publishing group is one of the nations largest independently owned childrens publishers with more than 5,000 books in print. Rebecca, max, noah, and theo are reunited and on the run. Read only the description for book one if you want to stay unspoiled about the plots. Four friends discover a movie projector that opens a passageway into a world threatened by creatures of shadow, where their only weapon is light. If you want to walk through a door to a land you may not return from, you might want to take a look at the amazing elsewhere chronicles. Its bad enough when max, rebecca, noah, and theo just think grandpa gabes house is.657 1582 32 688 1079 850 694 933 1230 1356 752 1137 364 1023 373 1534 1518 1504 1012 1242 455 1642 762 142 857 1620 719 497 1628 768 1415 177 465 542 507 476 598 1328 252 894 288 681 806 214