Illegal : A graphic novel telling one boy` epic journey to Europe

Eoin Colfer,Andrew Donkin, Illustrated by Giovanni Rigano

This is a powerful and timely story about one boys epic journey across Africa to Europe, a graphic novel for all children with glorious colour artwork throughout. From Eoin Colfer, previously Irish Childrens Laureate, and the team behind his bestselling Artemis Fowl graphic novels. Ebo: alone.His sister left months ago. Now his brother has disappeared too, and Ebo knows it can only be to make the hazardous journey to Europe. Ebos 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 sister.Beautifully realised and punchily told. Alex OConnell, The Times Childrens Book of the WeekA powerful, compelling work, evocatively illustrated ... It would take a hard heart not to be moved by this book. Financial Times