Realm of the Blue Mist: A Graphic Novel (The Rema Chronicles #1) (Paperback)
Enter the rich and fantastical world of Rema in the first installment of this middle-grade graphic novel series with sweeping adventure and light romance!Tabby Simon is determined to learn what happened to her father, who was found dead after researching a tree that leaks a mysterious mist in her neighborhood. She is unexpectedly led to Rema, a distant world of magic and beauty that is periodically invaded by a nearby planet desperate for resources. While Tabby searches for the truth surrounding her father's death, she meets a handsome blue-haired boy named Philip. He has his own dangerous secrets, but has promised to help Tabby get home. As she learns more about this strange world, Tabby discovers that she is destined for something far greater than she ever could have imagined.
About the Author
Amy Kim Kibuishi has been drawing and writing in earnest since she was ten years old. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts with a degree in Cartooning and is the creator of Sorcerers & Secretaries, a graphic novel duology. The first volume was a YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens selection. She was also a contributor to the acclaimed Flight anthology series edited by Kazu Kibuishi, and adapted a story for Goosebumps: Terror Trips by R.L. Stine. Amy lives near San Antonio with her husband, Kazu, and their two children.
American Library Association Best Graphic Novel for Children
"Rarely have I come across a middle-grade graphic novel that has pulled me in so deeply. This is world-building at its best, with artwork that is more cinematic than most actual cinema." -- Dav Pilkey
"Thrilling action sequences, compelling characters, and gorgeous art and colors all ensure readers will wait impatiently for the next volume in the series." -- Booklist
"The full-color, Japanese manga-flavored art style is fluid and natural, highlighting expressiveness, action, and alien-world details with ease. A fast-paced journey through an engrossing new world." -- Kirkus Reviews
"Readers will be captivated... successfully combines action, fantasy, romance, and manga-style artwork." -- School Library Journal