Illegal Sample Review

Title: Illegal
Author: Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin
Illustrator: Giovanni Rigano
Series: Not Applicable
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Publication Date: 05 October 2017
Source: Pan Macmillan South Africa
Format: Sample
Sampler's Pages: 18
Pages: 144
Rating: 4.5 Stars
Reading Timeline: 30 July 2017







Goodreads Synopsis:

Ebo: alone.

His sister left months ago. Now his brother has disappeared too, and Ebo knows it con only be to make the hazardous journey to 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 sister.

Book Review:
Final Thoughts:

Overall, I thought that this graphic novel has so much potential to talk about a topic that is often overlooked. This book will show us what is on the other side of the statistics and I am interested to see where the book leads. It had a good start. I thought the illustrations were good but I didn't really like how the people were illustrated but that has more to do with personal preference than anything else. The illustrations of the surroundings and objects are well done. I can definitely see myself getting sucked into this world. Thank you so much to Pan Macmillan South Africa for providing me with a sampler of this graphic novel!


Yours in Reading, 

Melleny

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