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Illegal / Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin ; art by Giovanni Rigano ; lettering by Chris Dickey.

Colfer, Eoin, (author.). Donkin, Andrew, (author.). Rigano, Giovanni, (artist.). Dickey, Chris, (letterer.).

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Bethel Public Library TEEN GN COLFER (Text to phone) 34030148160804 Teen Graphic Novel Available -
Bethel Public Library TEEN GN COLFER (BHSREADS) (Text to phone) 34030148160796 Teen Graphic Novel Available -
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport YA COMIX COLFER (Nutmeg Nominee 2020) (Text to phone) 34000081388605 Young Adult Graphic Novel Available -
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport YA COMIX COLFER (Nutmeg Nominee 2020) (Text to phone) 34000090054875 Young Adult Graphic Novel Available -
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry YGN COL (Text to phone) 33260000283243 Teen Graphic Novel Available -
Brookfield Library TEEN GN COLFER (Text to phone) 34029145298070 Teen Graphic Novel Available -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown YA GRA COL (Text to phone) 34014141711300 Young Adult Nutmeg Available -
 NUTMEG NOMINEE: 2020
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C.H. Booth Library - Newtown YA GRA COL (Text to phone) 34014141747098 Young Adult Nutmeg Available -
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C.H. Booth Library - Newtown YA GRA COL (Text to phone) 34014141747106 Young Adult Nutmeg Available -
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General Note:
Originally published in 2017 in Great Britain by Hodder Children's Books, an imprint of Hachette Children's Group, a part of Hodder & Stoughton.
Summary, etc.:
"Ebo is alone. His brother, Kwame, has disappeared, and Ebo knows it can only be to attempt the hazardous journey to Europe, and a better life, the same journey their sister set out on months ago. But Ebo refuses to be left behind in Ghana. He sets out after Kwame and joins him on the quest to reach Europe. Ebo's epic journey takes him across the Sahara Desert to the dangerous streets of Tripoli, and finally out to the merciless sea. But with every step he holds on to his hope for a new life, and a reunion with his family" -- provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10 and up.
Awards Note:
Nutmeg Award Nominee, Middle School (Teen), 2020.
Subject: Unaccompanied immigrant children > Europe > Comic books, strips, etc.
Unaccompanied refugee children > Ghana > Comic books, strips, etc.
Illegal alien children > Europe > Comic books, strips, etc.
Families > Comic books, strips, etc.
Sahara > Comic books, strips, etc.
Ghana > Comic books, strips, etc.
Unaccompanied immigrant children > Europe > Comic books, strips, etc > Juvenile literature.
Unaccompanied refugee children > Ghana > Comic books, strips, etc > Juvenile literature.
Illegal alien children > Europe > Comic books, strips, etc > Juvenile literature.
Families > Comic books, strips, etc > Juvenile literature.
Sahara > Comic books, strips, etc > Juvenile literature.
Ghana > Comic books, strips, etc > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)
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Syndetic Solutions - Author Notes for ISBN Number 9781492665823
Illegal : A Graphic Novel Telling One Boy's Epic Journey of Hope and Survival
Illegal : A Graphic Novel Telling One Boy's Epic Journey of Hope and Survival
by Colfer, Eoin; Donkin, Andrew; Rigano, Giovanni (Illustrator)
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Author Notes

Illegal : A Graphic Novel Telling One Boy's Epic Journey of Hope and Survival

Eoin Colfer was born in Wexford, Ireland on May 14, 1965. After taking a three-year degree course in Dublin, he qualified as a primary teacher in 1986. Returning to Wexford he began teaching in a local primary school by day and wrote at night. In 1991, he left Ireland and spent the next four years working in Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Italy. Resettling in Wexford after his arrival back in Ireland, he recommenced his teaching career, continuing his habit of writing after school. His first book, Benny and Omar, was published in October 1998. His other works include Benny and Babe, the O'Brien Flyers series, and the Artemis Fowl series. He became a full-time author following the success of Artemis Fowl. The Wish List won a Bisto Merit Award in 2001. In 2015 he won an Irish Book Award in the children's category with his title Imaginary Fred. (Bowker Author Biography)

Author Andrew Donkin began writing children's comics and books soon after graduating. He is a graphic novelist and illustrator and has also written for adults. Two of his popular titles include Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight and Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel. (Bowker Author Biography)


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