Reading Level: Adult
Length: 128 pages
Release Date: September 30, 2014
Stand Alone or Series: 2nd book in the Bird and Squirrel series
Rating: 4/5 stars
“After Bird and Squirrel crash land in the South Pole during a raging blizzard, a penguin named Sakari thinks Bird has come to rid her village of a hungry Killer Whale. But when Squirrel finds out that Bird will actually be fed to the Killer Whale as a sacrifice, they hatch a crazy plan to escape. With good timing, a little luck, and help from Sakari, they just might make it out alive. Or they might end up as whale food!”
My son brought this home from his school library and I decided to read through it quick. It’s a cute graphic novel. The artwork is very cartoony, full of bright colors, and well done. The story was also well done and full of positive messages.
The humor is a bit over the top for me, but it’s the type of humor a 10 year old boy would love. Lots of slapstick and puns, that sort of thing. I think this is a graphic novel series kids are going to enjoy more than adults. That being said, I actually did enjoy it and think it was cute. If my son brings home more of these I will probably read them.
Overall this was a fun and quick graphic novel read that has adventure and humor in it. I think kids will enjoy it more than adults, but it is well enough done that I ended up enjoying it. This would be a fun graphic novel for kids and adults to read together.