Vermonia 1: Quest for the Silver Tiger

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Vermonia 1: Quest for the Silver Tiger
Written by YOYO
Format: Jacketed Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763645540
ISBN-13: 9780763645540
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Vermonia 1: Quest for the Silver Tiger

author/illustrator: YOYO

series name:
Annals of Vermonia

On a distant Blue Star, Mel, Jim, Naomi, and Doug -- friends obsessed with their garage band -- donít seem that different from any of the other twelve-year-old skateboarders at Union Middle School. But everything changes when Mel is kidnapped and imprisoned in a world called the Turtle Realm. As her friends rush to save her, guided by the magical squelp Satorin, they find a world terrorized by a conquering army, a land whose villagersí only hope is an ancient prophecy foretelling the arrival of four heroes. Will they be brave enough to release their true warrior spirits -- and return the rightful queen to her throne?

The battle for Vermonia begins! Fabulous manga artwork highlights this graphic tale of four friends who hold the fate of three worlds in their hands.(Age 8 and up)
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$7.99 / $9.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763645540 /  9780763645540
on sale date:
08/2009
type/format:
Graphic Novel / Jacketed Paperback
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
208 / 5 1/16" x 7 1/8"
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
 
subjects:
Fantasy & Magic; Comics & Graphic Novels; Performing Arts;
author’s comments:
In 2005 Akihiro Miyata, fiction publisher of Random House-Kodansha, founded his own production company, Ray Productions, to create manga and anime in collaboration with a new generation of talented young artists. Mr. Miyata discovered Saki Uchida in 2006. She is the lead artist in YOYO, a new manga studio created by recent graduates of Nihon Kogakuin College's department of animation.
illustrator’s comments:
Saki Uchida graduated from Nihon Kogakuin College's department of Animation in 2004. In that same year she was invited to become an assistant instructor at the college and in 2006 she was promoted to assistant instructor of Computer Graphics and Web Design. 2006 was also the year in which she established YOYO with three of her classmates. Vermonia is YOYO's first published series.
 
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