February’s New Arrivals to the Children’s Section

Graphic Novels

One Trick Pony by Nathan Hale

Did I mention electricity eating aliens?  “Strata and her family are part of a caravan of digital rescuers, hoping to keep the memory of civilization alive by saving electronics wherever they can. Many humans have reverted to a pre-electrical age, and others have taken advantage of the invasion to become dangerous bandits and outlaws. When Strata and her brother are separated from the caravan, they must rely on a particularly beautiful and rare robot pony to escape the outlaws and aliens.”   Amazon

Abigail and the Snowman by Roger Langridge

An escaped abominable…Abigail has found him in the woods.  He’s supposed to be invisible.  But she can see him, as well as all the kids at school.  At home she has named him her imaginary pet “Claude”.   He has run away from Bunker 42 and special agents are out to capture him and take him back.  But Abigail is determined to help him get away… after all he is her new BFF!

Nnewts: Battle for Amphibopolis by Doug TenNapel

The final installment in the trilogy takes us to the edge of the battle with the Lizzarks. Blakk Mudd is trying to affect Herk, he is heroically resisting, however his sister and brother have gone to the dark side. Who will remain a Nnewt and who will be changed into a Lizzark?  Who can Herk trust? Who will win the ultimate battle of Amphibopolis?

Hamster Princess: Harriet the Invincible by Ursula Vernon (Bk1)

At the christening when Harriet Hamsterbone was 12 days old a terrible curse was put on her by Ratshade a wicked fairy. At the age of 12 Harriet will prick her foot on a hamster wheel and fall into a deep, deep sleep…it’s a familiar story.  But DO NOT underestimate Harriet!! Thank you to Georgia K. for introducing me to Harriet.

Compass South by Hope Larson (Four Points Series Bk1)

Adventure, sibling / twin rivalry, treasure hunting…. set in the 1860’s in New York.  Who needs anything else in a fast paced graphic novel? Richly color saturated illustrations by Rebecca Mock add visual delight and intensity to the tale.