Parents' Guide to

The Moth Keeper

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Contemplative, gentle coming-of-age tale set in desert.

The Moth Keeper book cover: Drawing of a girl holding a glowing green moth

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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Some comics gain power through quietness, and this tale of nocturnal connectedness gently expresses its point. K. O'Neill provides both story and graphics in The Moth Keeper as sensitive Anya learns the consequences of making a commitment. The art is absorbing—alternating between spreads of wordless pages of the long, dark nights Anya must endure and sometimes action-packed pages of day-lit yellows, greens, and sky blues and the softer dusky purples and oranges of transition times. Put this in the hands of graphic novel fans who need a cozy, gentle, character-driven, community-minded, myth-infused tale.

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