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Mighty Jack and the Goblin King

Category: Book
By (author): Hatke, Ben
Series: Mighty Jack
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / General
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
Audience: young adult
Publisher: First Second
Published: September 2017
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 8.50in x 6.00in
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From The Publisher*Like a bolt from the blue, Jack's little sister Maddy is gone - carried into another realm by an ogre. When Jack and Lilly follow Maddy's captor through the portal, they are ready for anything . . . except what they find waiting for them in the floating crossroads between worlds. Even the power of their magic plants may not be enough to get them back to earth alive. Alone and injured, Jack and Lilly must each face their own monsters - as well as giants who grind the bones of human children to feed their beast" and a fearsome goblin king in the sewers down below. But when Jack finds himself in a tough spot, help comes from the most unlikely person: the goblin king! Ben Hatke, the #1 New York Times -bestselling author of Zita the Spacegir l, concludes his latest middle-grade fantasy-adventure graphic novel series, Mighty Jack, with the energetic finale to his retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk. "
Review Quote*Mighty Jack:

"Ben Hatke has a knack for writing stories that focus on smart, young characters who become caught up with robots, mythical creatures, and alien invasions. Mighty Jack is no exception." - Entertainment Weekly

"This first in a series flourishes up to its nail-biting cliffhanger: expect interest for the subsequent offering to positively bloom. Very mighty indeed."- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Biographical NoteBen Hatke's first graphic novel was Zita the Spacegirl . He has published comics stories in the Flight series as well as Flight Explorer . In addition to writing and drawing comics, he also paints in the naturalist tradition and, occasionally, performs one-man fire shows. Hatke lives and works in the Shenandoah Valley with his wife and their boisterous pack of daughters.