visión de conjunto:Críticas The horrors Ebo witnesses the impossibilities he survives are haunting testimony to the human spirit. Artemis Fowl series creator Colfer (who taught elementary school in Italy Saudi Arabia and Tunisia) leads the team... in transforming staggering statistics (UNHCR's 2017 data cites 65.6 million have been forcibly displaced) into a resonating story about a single boy and what remains of his family. Italian artist Rigano's gorgeously saturated panels-rich in details affecting in its captured expressions landscapes made spectacular as if a reminder of everyday beauty despite tragedy-proves to be an enhancing visual gift to the already stirring story. A creators' note and quotes from real refugees close out this illuminating important volume. - Booklist STARRED ReviewMoving and heartbreaking... Ebo's story is powerful and necessary and will encourage readers to help refugees in whatever ways they can. - BookishMoving and informative Illegal puts an unforgettable human face to the issue of immigration; it is recommended for all readers of middle school level or higher. - ForeWord STARRED ReviewA thrilling and moving addition to any collection and ideal supplemental reading in classes where students are studying immigration. - School Library JournalIllegal powerfully visualizes the current struggles being faced by refugees and emigrants...through stunning intimate visuals - Entertainment WeeklyRaw realistic and emotional this graphic novel puts a harrowing spin on immigration and the risks people take to seek opportunities in other countries.... This graphic novel...makes truths about humanity abundantly clear with the frightening situations and tragic outcomes conveyed through the narrative emotive illustrations and the true story in the last five pages. Middle and high schools can use this book in curriculum and recommend it to comic enthusiasts. - VOYA MagazineAction-filled and engaging but considerate of both topic and audience Ebo's story effectively paints a picture of a child refugee's struggle in a world crisscrossed by hostile borders. - Kirkus STARRED ReviewAchingly poignant graphic novel - Publishers Weekly STARRED Review Reseña del editor A powerfully moving graphic novel by New York Times bestselling author Eoin Colfer and the team behind the Artemis Fowl graphic novels that explores the current plight of undocumented immigrants.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 lifethe 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.2019 Excellence in Graphic Literature Award Winner A New York Public Library Best Book of 2018 A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2018 An Amazon Best Book of 2018 A Kirkus Reviews Best Middle Grade Graphic Novel of 2018 An American Library Association Notable Book for 2019 2019 YALSA Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2019 CBC Notable Social Studies Book A Junior Library Guild Selection Biografía del autor Eoin Colfer worked as a primary school teacher before becoming a full-time writer. He spent four years between 1992 and 1996 working in Saudi Arabia Tunisia and Italy. His first book Benny and Omar was based on his experiences in Tunisia. In 2001 the first book in the bestselling Artemis Fowl series was published. Over the years his works have been named a Book Sense Book of the Year nominee an L.A. Times Book Prize finalist and a Virginia Readers' Choice Award nominee. Eoin lives in Ireland with his family. Learn more at eoincolfer.com.Andrew Donkin is the author of more than sixty books and graphic novels for children and adults. His books have been translated into thirty languages around the world and have sold more than eight million copies in the last decade. He lives in London. Learn more at andrewdonkin.co.uk.Giovanni Rigano is an Italian artist and illustrator born in Cantù Italy. He is best known for his role in the creation of the Artemis Fowl graphic novels the first of which came out in 2007. Giovanni has also created graphic novels for Disney including The Incredibles and Pirates of the Caribbean. Giovanni currently lives in Como Italy.