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By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Gorgeous art lifts inventive fantasy quest.

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This inventive graphic novel starts on a unique note and creates an engaging, dynamically drawn adventure featuring dragons, gryphons, and witches. Like the main character, Zuli, readers will be swept up by the quest to understand the disappearance of the bird and animal spirits. Though there are many fantasy settings to choose from, author Marjorie Liu and illustrator Teny Issakhanian start from scratch in building their imaginative world. The narrative is fairly talky and a little confusing, but the gorgeous artwork more than makes up for it. The ending is left wide open, and readers will be eager for the second installment.

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