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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Amulet: The Stonekeeper
A noise from the basement awakens the family from where they amuelt sleeping on the floor of the house until it can further be renovated, and as they enter to investigate, Karen is kidnapped by a large beetle-like monster with tentacles. While Emily, Miskit and Leon travel to Demon Head’s Mountain, Balan a bull introduces Navin to a crew of humanoid animals called the Resistance, who help them repower the robots in the house after they shut down to prevent the elves from gathering information.
The first robot we meet is the pink rabbit, Miskit, who wields a stun gun while piloting a giant mechanical exoskeleton. The amulet concept is reminiscent of Lord of The Rings. He is shown to have brown hair, resembling his father.
My kid was blown away and begged me to get all the other volumes.
Amulet Book 1: The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi
After Emily and company find the city of Cielis, they attempt to see the Guardian Council, but they slowly realize that something strange is going on in the city. Creative world, charming characters and engaging storyline. For Your Family Log in Sign me up.
All kinds of things happen and Emily and Navin are on a search for their stoonekeeper, which leads them to a home in the middle of another nowhere place. Emily is a cool female lead. Before long, a sinister creature Graphic novel star Kazu Kibuishi creates a world of terrible, man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, a giant robotand two ordinary children on a life-or-death mission.
One in the pack of Stonekeper is the one carrying their mother. Lastly, Silas tells Emily she must either accept or reject the amulet’s power. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Get it now Searching for streaming and purchasing options Also, stonekefper just reminded me so much of a Miyazaki film that I just couldn’t stop smiling! It started to endear me as I continued reading. Two years after the tragic death of her father, Emily moves with her mother and younger brother into an abandoned family home.
If the rest of the series is like book one, this may end up being my favorite series of all tim Amulet is possibly the single most creative story I’ve ever read. Few in this adventure are completely evil, and everyone offers understandable motives for their actions. Visit sonekeeper Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Buy a Coffee for nat bookspoils with http: Retrieved from ” https: When they arrive at Cielis, Gabilan confronts them but is defeated by Emily and Trellis.
Not very many novels, let alone a graphic novel, stir up a ztonekeeper emotional response from me for example: How Tech Is Changing Childhood.
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Lists with This Book. This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat amuldt Will be stonekeeped more of these shortly. As the children hide from the monster, the amulet tells Emily that to save their mother they must find the house where Silas lives.
The fifth book shows his tense relationship with his father, and friendship with a young elf called Layla, whose family was persecuted against because they were elves, despite their help in building Cielis. In the first book, he had attempted to force Emily into defeating his father, the Elf King, through the kidnapping of her mom. On October 3,Kibuishi confirmed on Twitter tsonekeeper the series will have nine volumes.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Emily’s stone tells her she will not hear the stone’s voice after she arrives in Wmulet, and warns her of a hallway she should not walk down. Silas says that Emily’s amulet has great power and will allow her to rule the land of Alledia, and even has the power to turn back time, making Emily think of when her dad was alive and the possibility that she can use the Amulet to bring her dad back.
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 Kazu Kibuishi born is an American graphic novel author and illustrator. Action packed, fast paced, suspenseful ride! View Full Version of PW. I really like the side characters, but I need to see more! I also have a fondness for mushrooms, I think they’re cute. Retrieved 12 July Archived from the original on October 26, There is a certain dark underline running throughout this book that are hints towards the story for the next few volumes.
His partially successful escape and subsequent death results in the stone taking over. But we went right on and kept turning the pages. I love the bunny robot character and I didn’t find either child protagonist annoying or too whiny.
Now deep underground, the children see a house on a column of rock that is surrounded by water. I picked up Amulet because it’s a popular amuulet graphic novel and came highly recommended to me by children and adult librarians.