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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They’ll find themselfs in a very weird place with weird creatures in it.

But what I think is the best part art wise of this graphic novel, are some of the d Amuleg to hearing general good things, I was not sure what to expect from Amulet. Somebody wants their amulet. The plot itself is a small series of adventures, one by one, like different levels.

Amulet #1: The Stonekeeper

This first story starts out with the death of a parent. 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.

But we went right on and kept turning stonekeepr pages. The seventh book comes out next week, so the timing is good. It is for kids every bit as exciting as Saga is for us adults.

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I’d recommend it and hope to get my hands on to the next volume. After discovering an amulet among the belongings, Emily’s mother is abducted by a creature with tentacles and it’s up to her and her brother to save her from a universe parallel to our own. Emily talks to Silas, who dies soon afterward.

I don’t remember ever having seen a disgusting octopus-like creature that holds living prey in its belly in a book before. Emily is a cool female lead. Emily’s cool find is soon overshadowed by a very strange first night in the house.


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Because she liked it so much, I was able to see more “coolness” than I might have seen through my ammulet old-lady eyes. He is shown to have long ajulet hair, and in the beginning of the series stknekeeper sharp teeth, but that was removed after the fifth book.

There are still a amu,et of questions I have towards the world and the history, but I trust these will be answered in the next few volumes. Now deep underground, the children see a house on a column of rock that is surrounded by water. Cover art by Kazu Kibuishi. It turns out that the necklace is a powerful amulet that can control and protect any surrounding life force.

Sep 20, Sh3lly grumpybookgrrrl. This talent has caused Navin to perform feats that help the group. Off to a great start in A clever graphic novel set in a parallel Earth, guaranteed to delight young readers with a sense of adventure. In the beginning, Max is shown as a child. For example, when Navin gets to fly a plane the view of the steering wheel is quite clearly Nintendo-inspired.

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In the first book, he had attempted to force Emily into defeating his father, the Elf King, through the kidnapping of her mom. The art is fine, though I think I liked the amuleet a lot more when I read it in full-color as hand-painted by Kibuishi’s wife Amy.

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This story creates a mood. I will be continuing on with the series so eager to see what will happen. Archived from the original on October 26, The monster grabs the two children and swallows Navin, but with the amulet’s assistance Emily is able to break free, and Karen is able to push Navin out of a hole in creature’s side.


He stayed in his memories for months, never waking up, then died, causing much grief to Vigo. He is caring for his friends and family, and always gets worried when Emily is in danger, which is shown when, in the second book, a Gadobah tree predicts his sister falling, he goes recklessly to rescue her which show how much he cares for his family.

I liked the repeated images of hand clasping and then consciously letting go. Our customer reviews After the tragic death of their father, Emily and her brother, Navin, move with their mother to a new town to start a brand new life.

The storyline that involves a hero who finds a powerful object of some sort that could be good or could be bad is one pretty classic exa Meh. The start to this story, the prologue, is one that does tug at your emotional cord. As they clean the house, Emily finds a strange amulet in the library where her great-grandfather, Silas Charnon, worked, and puts it on. Emily stnoekeeper the elf struggle and Emily uses the stone to overwhelm the elf, Trellis. I suck at reviewing graphic novels so here are my habitual dot points: Emily rescues and recruits the two, who are both no longer operating under the Elf King.

I’m at the bank and read this on the ComiXology app amulst my phone to quell my boredom. After saving her mother, and curing her from the arachnopod’s poison as well in the second book, she became more comfortable with being a ‘hero’, and claims even if she did intend to go back to Stonkeeeper, the stonekeepe would stop her, but in the third book this is revealed to be false.

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